STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101
DATE/TIME: September 3, 2016 at approximately 2303 hours
LOCATION: 3213 West Proctor Road, Rutland Town, VT
OPERATOR: Kathy L. Johnson
SEAT BELT? No
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Proctor, VT
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 1998 Honda Accord
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Total loss; major damage to roof, significant damage to front, left and right sides
WEATHER: Party cloudy, no precipitation
ROAD COND: Dry and clear
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On September 3, 2016 at approximately 2303 hours member of the Vermont State Police-Rutland Barracks, Rutland County Sheriff’s Department, Rutland Town Fire Department and Regional Ambulance Service responded to a single vehicle crash on West Proctor Road in Rutland Town.
Preliminary investigation revealed vehicle #1 (1998 Honda Accord) was traveling south on West Proctor Road in Rutland Town when it began to leave the right side of the travel lane. The operator attempted to correct and steer to the left, losing control of the vehicle. The vehicle traveled left of center and off the east side of the roadway. It continued over a lawn and struck a two-car garage at 3213 West Proctor Road. Vehicle #1 caused massive damage to the garage and two vehicles parked inside which were unoccupied at the time. No one at the residence was injured.
Operator #1 was identified as Kathy L. Johnson. Operator #1 was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Vermont State Police are continuing to investigate this crash. Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Patrick Slaney, at 802-773-9101.
The vehicle was removed by Carrara’s Services.
COURT ACTION: None pending
Trooper Patrick Slaney
Vermont State Police -Rutland
124 State Place
Rutland, VT 05701