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June 2, 2016

Press Release / Motor Vehicle Crash - Rollover / Town of Newfane / VSP Brattleboro / 16D201346

                STATE OF VERMONT

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

 

                                VERMONT STATE POLICE

                

                                PRESS RELEASE

 

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

                                                                             

CASE#: 16D201346

 

TROOPER: Valcourt                                 STATION: Brattleboro        

CONTACT#: 802-254-2382

 

DATE/TIME: 06/02/2016 7:23 am

 

LOCATION (specific): VT RT 30, Newfane

 

VEHICLE #1 OPERATOR:  Mr. Makoto Weinstein          AGE: 27   SEAT BELT? Y  

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Cambridge, MA

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE:  2012 Ford Fiesta

 

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE:  driver’s side panels, front end, roof, undercarriage 

 

WEATHER:  clear 

 

ROAD COND:  dry pavement

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 06/02/2016 at approximately 7:23 am, members of the Newbrook Fire Department, an ambulance from Rescue Inc and a member of the Vermont State Police, Brattleboro Station responded to VT RT30 in the Town of Newfane for a reported single vehicle rollover crash. 

 

Investigation found that a vehicle being operated by Mr. Makoto Weinstein, 27 of Cambridge, MA, was headed northbound when he fell asleep at the wheel and drove off the road.  Mr. Weinstein’s vehicle entered a ditch on the west side of the roadway, stuck the banking and rolled onto its roof.   

 

No injuries were sustained in this crash and Mr. Weinstein’s vehicle was towed by Scott Brooks Towing of Townshend.