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July 23, 2016

Press Release / Vermont State Police / MV Collision / 16B102476

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 16B102476

TROOPER: Ostrout                                          

STATION: VSP St. Johnsbury                    

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 07/20/16 @ 1600 hrs.

LOCATION: VT Rte. 244 Fairlee, VT

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Kenneth Durkee

AGE: 67     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Post Mills, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2009 Chevrolet Silverado

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Totaled

INJURIES: None               

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD COND: Dry

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 07/20/16, at 1600 hours, the Vermont State Police received a report of a

single motor vehicle collision on VT Rte. 244 in the Town of Fairlee, VT.

Operator Kenneth Durkee was traveling west on VT Rte. 244 at approximately 50

mph when he fell asleep while driving his vehicle.

 

Durkee crossed the center line and ran off the roadway on the eastbound shoulder

and overturned his vehicle. Durkee was not injured in the collision.