STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
TROOPER: Sgt. Buckley
STATION: VSP Brattleboro
DATE/TIME: 04/30/2016 at approximately 0408 hours
LOCATION: Town Hill Road, Marlboro, VT
OPERATOR: Cassy L. Strange
SEAT BELT? No
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Marlboro, VT
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 1998 Subaru Forester
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Moderate damage to the front end, front bumper, hood and rear of vehicle.
V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY
No reported injuries
WEATHER: Cloudy and cool
ROAD COND: gravel
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On 04/30/2016 at approximately 0418 hours, VSP Brattleboro received a report of a single vehicle crash, vehicle into a tree on Town Hill in Marlboro. Members of the State Police, Marlboro Fire and Rescue Inc. responded to the scene. Upon the arrival of Troopers, it was determined that the operator of the vehicle had fled the scene on foot.
An investigation into this crash revealed that the operator of the vehicle at the time of the crash was Cassy Strange, age 18 of Marlboro. At the scene it was determined that Strange was traveling westbound on Town Hill Road. As Strange traveled westbound, she went off the roadway, smashed into and snapped off the mailbox at #608 Town Hill Road. After striking the mailbox the vehicle smashed into a large tree.
Strange was located approximately four and one half hours after the crash at her residence. Strange reported that she fell asleep and crashed. The investigation revealed that Strange had been drinking alcoholic beverages. The vehicle was towed from the scene by Rick’s Towing. There were no reported injuries. Strange was not wearing a seatbelt.
Strange was issued a citation to appear in the Vermont Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division to answer to the charge of Leaving the Scene of a Crash, Property Damage Resulting. Strange was issued VCVC’s for Possession of Alcohol by consumption (Diversion paperwork issued) and Person under age 21 Alcohol Concentration .02% or more.
COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: June 21, 2016 / TBD
COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division and Vermont Traffic Court
LODGED LOCATION: N/A
MUG SHOT: N/A