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August 5, 2016

Press Release / Vermont State Police / Motor Vehicle Crash / 16B102793

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 16B102793

TROOPER: Thompson                                                    

STATION: St. Johnsbury                

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 08-03-16 / 1453 Hours

LOCATION: Interstate 91 South, mile marker 83, Thetford, VT.

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Barbara Torstenson

AGE: 74    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Brandon, VT.

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2012 Ford Focus

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Moderate front end

 

INJURIES

V #1 / Torstenson / Brandon, VT / AGE 74 / SEAT BELT? Y / NATURE OF INJURY: Minor to the abdominal area

 

 

HOSPITAL: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD COND: Dry

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 08-03-16, at approximately 1453 hours, while conducting an investigation into a motor vehicle collision with a deer, Vermont State Police discovered a second vehicle had also collided with a second deer in the same area. A vehicle driven by Barbara Torstenson collided with a deer while traveling south on Interstate 91, mile marker 83, Thetford, VT. Torstenson was transported to DHMC with minor injuries and her vehicle was towed from the scene due to moderate front end damage.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y