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July 19, 2016

Press Release 16B102421

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 16B102421

TROOPER: Rancourt                                       

STATION: St. Johnsbury            

CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 7/18/2016 1754 hours

LOCATION: Leonard Hill Rd. / Royalston Corner Rd.

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Keith Powers

AGE: 61

SEAT BELT? (X)Y N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waterford, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2006 Ford F350 (blue)

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Totaled

 

VEHICLE #2 *N/A*

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the above date and time the Vermont State Police responded to the area of Leonard Hill Rd. near the intersection of Royalston Corner Rd. for a reported single vehicle crash. Investigation revealed Vehicle #1 struck a telephone pole in that area causing it to fall onto the roadway. Vehicle #1 was found abandoned south of the crash scene at the intersection of Leonard Hill Rd. and Johnson Rd. The operator of Vehicle #1, Keith Powers, was found on Shadow Lake Rd. walking away from the crash scene. Powers was taken into custody and transported to the St. Johnsbury Barracks for processing. Powers was issued a citation to appear in Caledonia Court for the charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Negligent Operation.

 

COURT ACTION: (X)Y N

COURT DATE: 8/24/2016              

COURT: Essex

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A          

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y (X)N

 

Trooper Tylor Rancourt

Vermont State Police

St. Johnsbury Barracks

1068 US Route 5, Suite 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

(802) 748-3111