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August 8, 2016

Press release / Motor vehicle Crash with injuries

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
               
CASE#:                  16D303078
TROOPER:           Pregent / Sgt. Hudson
STATION:             Roylaton                    
CONTACT#:        234-9933

DATE/TIME:        8-8-16 / 0130
LOCATION:         I-91 North MM 80

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR:        Under Investigation
AGE:     
SEAT BELT? Y N
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE:           2000 Volkswagen Passat
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE:   Totaled



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

V#1 / Michael Alger / Haverhill, NH / 27 / Unknown / non life threatening
V#1 / John Winot /   Woodsville, NH / 26 / yes / arm and head
V#1 / Jonathan Ruggles / N. Haverhill, NH / 24 / no / Lacerations and bruising


HOSPITAL:           Dartmouth Hitchcock    
WEATHER:           Clear
ROAD COND:     Dry

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

Vehicle#1 was being operated north on Interstate 91 near mile marker 80 when the operator lost control of the vehicle.  The vehicle exited the east side of the
Interstate and began to roll.  The vehicle came to rest and burst into flames.  All three occupants were able to get out of the vehicle.  The vehicle was
totaled.

The crash remains under investigation.  Anyone who might have witnessed the crash or the green Volkswagen between the hours of 1:00AM and 1:30Am on Interstate 89 north between Lebanon, NH to White River Junction, VT or on Interstate 91 north between White River Junction and Norwich, VT is asked to contact Trooper Pregent at the Royalton State Police Barracks between the hours of 5PM and 2:00AM.  The phone number for the Barracks is 802-234-9933.

Respectfully,

Trooper Pregent