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August 22, 2016

Press Release/Vermont State Police/Motor Vehicle Collision/Incident#16C202744

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
 
CASE#: 16C202744
TROOPER: Adria Pickin   
STATION: New Haven                    
CONTACT#: 802-388-4919

DATE/TIME: August 21, 2016/0758 hours
LOCATION: VT Route 30/Town of Cornwall


VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Cassandra O'Connell
AGE: 47   
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: S. Grafton, MA


DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2007 Toyota Camry
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Totaled


INJURIES
V #1
NAME: Cassandra O'Connell
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: S. Grafton, MA
AGE: 47
SEAT BELT? Y
NATURE OF INJURY: Unknown


HOSPITAL: Porter Hospital 
WEATHER: Clear
ROAD COND: Dry


SUMMARY OF CRASH: On August 21, 2016, at approximately 0758 hours, State Police were advised of a single car motor vehicle crash on Vermont Route 30 in the Town of Cornwall. State Police arrived on scene and identified the operator as Cassandra O'Connell. Preliminary investigation indicated that O'Connell had been travelling northbound on Vermont Route 30 at an unknown speed. O'Connell left the roadway, colliding with several trees. O'Connell's vehicle was totaled as a result of the collision and she was subsequently transported to Porter Hospital for further evaluation for her injuries. While at the hospital, O'Connell was found to have a BAC of .130%. O'Connell was subsequently issued a citation to appear in Addison County District Court on September 12, 2016 to answer to the charge of DUI#1.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: September 12, 2016 
COURT: Addison County Court
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: N



Trooper Adria C. Pickin

Vermont State Police

“C” Troop New Haven Barracks

802-388-4919 P  802-453-7918 F

adria.pickin@vermont.gov