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September 25, 2016

Press Release / Vermont State Police / Motor Vehicle Collision / 16B103881

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16B103881                          

TROOPER: Thompson

STATION: St. Johnsbury                               

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 09-24-16 / 2229 Hours

STREET: Whitcher Rd

TOWN: Newbury

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Swamp Rd.

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry dirt

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Derek Laperle

AGE: 22  

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: E. Corinth, VT.

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2010

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Serious front end

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: Not transported

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 09-24-16, at approximately 2229 hours, Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle collision with a tree. Upon arrival Troopers spoke with the operator who indicated that he had lost control while negotiating a turn. The cause of this crash remains under investigation. The vehicle was towed from the scene due to damage.