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September 15, 2016

crash, 9/15/16, Coventry

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

                                                                                                                  

CASE#: 16b203522

TROOPER: Steven Fauteux                                                                         

STATION: Derby                                    

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 9/15/16 / 1247 hours

LOCATION: VT RT 105, Coventry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Rose Blais  

AGE: 75      
SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Troy, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2002 Subaru Forester

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Front end damage

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Shirley Kasanoff                                                      

AGE: 67    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Troy, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2015 Buick Encore     

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Rear end damage

 

INJURIES

V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY

1 / Rose Blais / Troy, VT / 75 / Y / Minor

2 / Shirley Kasanoff / Troy, VT / 67 / Y / Minor

 

HOSPITAL: North Country                           

WEATHER: clear               

ROAD COND: dry

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 9/15/16, at approx. 1247 hours, Vermont State Police were dispatched to a two vehicle crash on VT RT 105 in the town of Coventry, VT.  Both operators, Rose Blais, 75, of Troy, VT and Shirley Kasanoff, 67, of Troy, VT were traveling east on VT RT 105.  Investigation revealed, Kasanoff decreased her speed to enter a parking lot when Blais rear ended Kasanoff in the east bound lane.  Both operators were transported to North Country Hospital for minor injuries. 

 

Court Action: N


Trooper Steven Fauteux

Vermont State Police

Derby Barracks

802-334-8881

35 Crawford Rd.

Derby, VT 05829