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August 27, 2016

Press Release/ VT State Police/ Crash/ 16B303250

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 16B103250

TROOPER: J. Lewis                                                          

STATION: VSP St. Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 8/25/16

LOCATION: Mile Marker 112, Ryegate

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Raleigh Leduc

AGE: 20     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Endicott, NY

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2009 Pontiac Vibe

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Total Damage

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Daniel Langelier                                                      

AGE: 37     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Prosper Beauce, QC

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2014 Freightliner and 48’ Manac trailer

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: minor damage to rear bumper of trailer

 

INJURIES

None

 

 

HOSPITAL: N/A                

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD COND: Good

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On August 27th 2016 at approximately 1842 hours, Troopers with

the Vermont State Police responded to a two vehicle crash On I-91 South near

Mile Marker 112. Troopers investigation revealed that Raleigh Leduc was

traveling south on I91 when he fell asleep and stuck the back of a tractor

trailer unit which was also traveling south on I-91. After striking the back of

the tractor trailer Raleigh exited his vehicle. Raleigh reported his vehicle popped

out of gear and traveled backwards into the median on the east side of the roadway

before striking a tree. Raleigh's vehicle sustained total damage as a result of

the crash.

 

 

COURT ACTION: N