A tragic incident in Dorset, Vermont has left beloved actor Treat Williams dead, after a collision with a vehicle on June 12. Vermont State Police have concluded their investigation, determining that the crash was caused by the gross negligence of the driver involved, Ryan Koss.
According to authorities, Williams was riding his motorcycle when a vehicle suddenly pulled in front of him, leaving him with no chance to avoid a collision. The impact was devastating, resulting in the untimely demise of the 71-year-old actor, who was later pronounced dead at Albany Medical Center in New York.
As a result of their findings, Vermont State Police have cited Koss, a 35-year-old resident of Dorset, for grossly negligent operation causing death. He has been released but is required to appear in court in September to face formal charges. It remains unknown at this time whether Koss has legal representation, as he did not respond to email inquiries seeking comments.
Richard Treat Williams, known for his illustrious career spanning nearly 50 years, has left an indelible mark on both the small and big screens. His starring roles in the TV series “Everwood” and the iconic movie “Hair” endeared him to audiences worldwide. With over 120 TV and film credits to his name, Williams’ talent shone brightly in movies such as “The Eagle Has Landed,” “Prince of the City,” and “Once Upon a Time in America.”
The loss of Treat Williams will undoubtedly be felt by the entertainment industry and his loyal fans. As the legal proceedings surrounding this tragedy unfold, the focus rightfully remains on honoring the memory of a talented actor who brought joy and depth to every role he portrayed.