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June 20, 2016

Press Release / VSP-Rutland / Motor Vehicle Crash w/ Injury / Sudbury, VT / 16C103049 / June 16, 2016

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
 
PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
           
CASE#:16C103049
TROOPER: Colburn                                   
STATION: Rutland                   
CONTACT#: 802-773-9101
 
DATE/TIME: 06/16/2016 at approximately 1930 hours
LOCATION: Dave's Bait Shop, Route 30, Sudbury, VT
 
VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Stephan Branchaud
AGE: 66
SEAT BELT?  Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sudbury, VT
 
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2014 GMC Sierra
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Vehicle likely totaled
INJURIES: Non-life threatening (Non Transport)
 
VEHICLE #2
OPERATOR: Eric Douglas
AGE: 25
SEAT BELT?  No
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sudbury, VT
 
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 1995 Toyota Tacoma
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Vehicle totaled
INJURIES: Non-life threatening (Transport for evaluation)
                       
WEATHER: Clear  
ROAD COND: Dry
 
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On June 16, 2016, at approximately 1930 hours, Vermont State Police were responded to a two car motor vehicle crash on Vermont Route 30 in Sudbury, Vermont.  Upon arrival, both operators were being evaluated by Brandon Rescue for non- life-threatening injuries. 
Investigation determined Branchaud was headed southbound and turning left into a driveway when he was struck by Douglas traveling northbound in the northbound lane. 
 
Brandon Rescue transported Douglas to Porter Hospital in Middleburry for further evaluation. 
 
Executive Towing, Brandon Rescue, Whiting Rescue, and  Whiting Volunteer Fire department assisted on the scene.
 
COURT ACTION: N