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August 1, 2016

Press Release Crash / VSP Westminster / 16D000755 / Town of Putney

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

                                                                                                           

CASE#: 16D000755

TROOPER: Sgt. Buckley                                               

STATION: VSP Westminster              

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 08/01/2016 at approximately 0800 hours

LOCATION: Interstate 91 southbound, mile marker 20/10, Town of Putney

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Arcadia Heron Bentley

AGE: 25    
SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Philadelphia, PA

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2007 Toyota Matrix

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Moderate damage to the hood, front bumper, driver side front quarter panel and the driver side rear quarter panel.

 

INJURIES

V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY

No reported injuries

HOSPITAL: N/A                 

WEATHER: Cloudy           

ROAD COND: Dry pavement

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 08/01/2016 at approximately 0800 hours, Bentley was traveling southbound on Interstate 91 in Putney at approximately 65-70 miles per hour. As Bentley traveled southbound, he noticed that there was a bee inside of his vehicle. As Bentley attempted to swat the bee from his vehicle, he drifted to the left and struck the guard rail. After striking the guard rail, Bentley abruptly turned the wheel back to the right. This action by Bentley caused him to lose control, cross both southbound travel lanes and strike the guard rail on the opposite side of the roadway. Bentley’s vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

 

COURT ACTION: No

COURT DATE: N/A           

COURT: N/A

LODGED LOCATION: N/A              

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A