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August 27, 2016

VSP Press Release: Single Vehicle Crash on August 25th, 2016, in the town of Newark, VT.

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 16B103254

TROOPER: Pecuch                                                           

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                      

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 08-25-16/ 2100 hours

LOCATION: 1420 Island Pond Road, Newark, VT.

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Alexandra Fournier

AGE: 24    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lyndonville, Vermont

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Heavy Front End Damage

 

 

 

INJURIES: None reported

               

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD COND: Dry Pavement

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the evening of 8-25-16, Fournier was traveling south on Island Pond Road, in the Town of Newark, Vermont. Fournier was traveling the posted speed limit of 50 mph when she struck a moose that was standing in her lane of travel. Founier was able to apply the brakes, however, she struck the moose with the front end of her vehicle. There were no injuries reported, Fournier was the only one in the vehicle at the time of the crash and was wearing her seatbelt. The vehicle was towed due to disabling damage. Damage was heavy to the front of the vehicle, with minor damage to the roof and sides of the vehicle.

 

 

 

 

Trooper Sean Pecuch

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – St. Johnsbury

1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

 

PH: 802-748-3111

FX: 802-748-1585

 

sean.pecuch@vermont.gov