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September 19, 2016

VSP Press Release: Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on September 19, 2016 in Lyndon, VT.

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16B103749                          

TROOPER: Loomis

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                                    

CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 9-19-16/ 0155 hours

STREET: McGoff Hill Road

TOWN: Lyndon, Vermont

 

WEATHER: Raining

ROAD CONDITIONS: Blacktop, wet.

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Alex Paduch

AGE: 21    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Middleborough, Massachusetts

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2004

VEHICLE MAKE: Jeep

VEHICLE MODEL: Grand Cherokee

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Extensive

INJURIES: Fatal

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the early morning of 9-19-16, State Police were dispatched to a report of a vehicle that crashed into a telephone pole on McGoff Hill Road in the town of Lyndon, VT. Members from Lyndonville Fire Department, Lyndon Rescue and CALEX Ambulance Service also responded. Operator 1 was pronounced deceased at the scene. Initial investigation revealed that Vehicle 1 was traveling north on McGoff Hill Road when the vehicle went off the east shoulder of the roadway and made driver side impact with a telephone pole. Preliminary investigation revealed that Operator 1 was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was properly restrained. At this time speed appears to be a factor in the crash. The crash is still under investigation and anyone with any information regarding this crash is urged to contact the Vermont State Police – St. Johnsbury barracks at (802) 748-3111.

 

 

Trooper Seth Loomis

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – St. Johnsbury

1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1

Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819

 

PH: 802-748-3111

FX: 802-748-1585

 

E-mail: seth.loomis@vermont.gov