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July 6, 2016

Press Release VSP Brattleboro, crash, Newfane, 16D000118

            

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

           

CASE#:          16D000118

TROOPER:    Roel Diaz                                            

STATION:     Brattleboro                     

CONTACT#: 802-245-2382

 

DATE/TIME:   07/05/2016     2242 hours

LOCATION:   838 VT Route 30, Newfane

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Donald F. Lyon 

AGE: 39     

SEAT BELT:   N/A

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newfane, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2005 Harley Davidson Motorcycle  

DAMAGE TO VEHICE: Damage to the front tire and axels 

INJURIES: Yes

NATURE OF INJURIES: minor abrasions to the right hand, injury to the right leg, and fractured spine.

HOSPITAL: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITION: dry

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Kristen M. Lucia 

AGE: 32     

SEAT BELT:  Yes 

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Park Ridge, New Jersey

INJURIES: No

 

PASSENGER: Cory L. Lucia

AGE: 31

SEAT BELT: Yes

CITY, STATE OR RESIDENCE: Park Ridge, New Jersey

INJURIES: No

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2012 Ford Truck  

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Damage to driver side front wheel and bumper

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 07/05/16, at approximately 2242 hours, members of the Vermont State Police, responded to a motorcycle vs pickup truck, head on crash at 838 VT Route 30, in the Town of Newfane. Upon arrival, Troopers learned the operator of the motorcycle, Donald F. Lyon, 39, of Newfane, VT was being transported by Rescue Inc. to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for injuries to his spine, leg and hand. Troopers subsequently identified the operator of the Ford Truck as Kristen M. Lucia, 32, from Park Ridge, New Jersey. Troopers learned Lucia was traveling with passenger, Cory L. Lucia, 31, from Park Ridge, New Jersey, to Jamaica, VT.

 

Evidence revealed the motorcycle was traveling south on VT Route 30 when it crossed the centerline, striking the front driver side wheel of the truck. This crash is still under investigation.
 

Newbrook Fire Department, Rescue Inc., and Scott Brooks assisted at the scene.