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October 23, 2016

16D002957/VSP/ Crash/Westminster

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:    16D002957                       

TROOPER:  Trenosky

STATION:  VSP Westminster                      

CONTACT#:  802-254-2382

 

DATE/TIME: 10-23-16 1900 hours

STREET: I-91

TOWN: Westminster

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:  29 south

WEATHER:           Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS:  Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Kirk Bobkowski

AGE:  23   

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Holyoke MA

 

VEHICLE YEAR:2015

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevy

VEHICLE MODEL: Cruze

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front end

INJURIES: none

HOSPITAL: none

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 10-23-16 at approximately 7:00 pm, the Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 91 south near mile marker 29 in the Town of Westminster.  The Chevy Sedan was traveling on Interstate 91 when a small bear entered into the travel portion of Interstate 91.  The vehicle incurred front end damage as a result of the impact with the bear.  The deceased bear was found off the travel portion of the Interstate.  No injuries were incurred to the operator of the Chevy Sedan.