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June 11, 2016

Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
               
CASE#: 16B101876
TROOPER: SGT Lyle Decker                                         
STATION: VSP-St Johnsbury                    
CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111

DATE/TIME: 1925 hours
LOCATION: Memorial Dr, St Johnsbury, VT

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Bradford King
AGE: 77 
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St Johnsbury, VT

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2014 Subaru Outback
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: heavy front end damage

VEHICLE #2
OPERATOR: Stephen Ellis                             
AGE: 45     
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2010 Harley Davidson motorcycle      
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: totaled

INJURIES
V # 2
NAME: Kristy Ellis
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT
AGE: 43
NATURE OF INJURY: abrasions, cuts and bruises to the body.


HOSPITAL: NVRH             
WEATHER: Raining
ROAD COND: Wet

SUMMARY OF CRASH:
King was traveling south on Memorial Dr in the Subaru and attempted to turn left into a parking lot. King struck the motorcycle head on as it was traveling north on Memorial Dr. There was heavy damage to both vehicles. Both Stephen and Kristy Ellis had minor injuries and were taken to NVRH.

Sergeant Lyle Decker
Vermont State Police
1068 US Route 5, Suite 1
St Johnsbury, VT 05819
(802) 748-3111