STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
TROOPER: Trooper Sean Reilly
DATE/TIME: On August 24, 2016, at approximately 9:29 P.M.
LOCATION: Weathersfield Center Road, Weathersfield, Vermont
VEHICLE #1 : 2005 Honda Shadow Motorcycle
OPERATOR #1: Nathaniel Watkins
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2005 Honda Shadow Motorcycle
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Moderate Damage to Body of Motorcycle
Operator 1 / Fatal
ROAD COND: Dry
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On August 24, 2016, at approximately 9:29 P.M., the Vermont State Police
responded to a single motorcycle crash on Weathersfield Center Road, in the
Town of Weathersfield. A Weathersfield Police Officer had attempted to stop the vehicle for a speeding violation prior to the crash.
The investigation revealed that the motorcycle was traveling north on Weathersfield Center Road at a high rate of speed.
The vehicle failed to navigate a sharp right curve and traveled off the west side of the road and into a field.
The operator was subsequently ejected and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The
motorcycle sustained moderate damage and was towed by Hillside Auto. The investigation is still ongoing.
COURT ACTION: No
Tpr. Sean Reilly
Vermont State Police
1330 Westminster Heights Rd
Putney VT 05346