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September 30, 2016

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STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16C303367                                                          

TROOPER: Hess

STATION: Shaftsbury Barracks                                   

CONTACT#:

 

DATE/TIME: 9/30/16 1022 hours

STREET: VT RT 9

TOWN: Woodford

WEATHER: partly cloudy               

ROAD CONDITIONS: dry and clear

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Peter Nosek

AGE: 44     

Charlotte NC

 

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2009

VEHICLE MAKE: Harley Davidson

VEHICLE MODEL: Flight Classic

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Fatal

 

VEHICLE #2 none

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 9/30/16 at approximately 1022 hours VSP was dispatched to VT RT 9 within the Town of Woodford.  Through witnessed statements and investigation it was learned that Op#1 was traveling west on VT RT 9 within the Town of Woodford, Bennington County, VT on a 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle.  Op#1 was traveling with 2 other motorcycles at the time of the crash.  The two other motorcycles had passed several vehicles also traveling westbound.  Op#1 started to pass the vehicles at which point a dump truck came around the corner.  Op#1 went off the eastbound lane.  Op#1 traveled

approximately 400 feet along the roadway before striking a culvert where he was thrown from the motorcycle.  Op#1 struck a large rock off the eastbound lane.  Op#1 was pronounced dead at 1049 hours by Bennington Rescue.

 

This investigation is still ongoing, anyone with information pertaining to this crash are encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at the Shaftsbury

Barracks.  Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.vtips.info or  text "CRIMES" (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS