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September 25, 2016

Press Release (Crash VT RT 100 Stamford VT)

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#:  16C303294                                          
TROOPER: Lauren Ronan
STATION: Shaftsbury                     
CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

DATE/TIME: September 24th 2016 1053 hours
STREET: VT RT 100
TOWN: Stamford
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Lincoln Rd
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: na
WEATHER: Clear, Sunny
ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry pavement

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Karen Wheeler
AGE: 57     
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Readsboro VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005
VEHICLE MAKE: Chrysler
VEHICLE MODEL: Town and County
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled
INJURIES: None



SUMMARY OF CRASH:

The Vermont State Police responded to a one car motor vehicle crash on VT RT 100 in the Town of Stamford. Operator #1 was driving south on VT RT 100 when she reported a mechanical malfunction with her steering.  The vehicle left the south bound edge of the roadway, collided with a guard rail and then a tree.  There was extensive damage to the guard rail and vehicle.  No one was injured in the crash. 

Trooper Lauren Ronan
Vermont State Police
Shaftsbury Barracks
96 Airport Rd Shaftsbury VT
802-442-5421
802-442-3263 (Fax)