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October 26, 2016

16D003053/VSP/I-91 Westminster/Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  16D003053                                         

TROOPER:  Trenosky

STATION:  VSP Westminster                      

CONTACT#:  802-254-2382

 

DATE/TIME: 10-26-16 6:15 pm

STREET: I-91

TOWN: Westminster

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: mm 29 south

WEATHER:           Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Marc Ortega

AGE:  18   

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Jersey City NJ

 

VEHICLE YEAR:1998        

VEHICLE MAKE: BMW

VEHICLE MODEL: 323 I

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Complete, Rollover

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: None

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 10-26-16, at approximately 6:15 pm, the Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle rollover on Interstate 91 near exit 5 in the town of Westminster.  The operator, identified as Mr. Marc Ortega, 18, of Jersey City, NJ, reported that he fell asleep which caused his vehicle to veer off the paved portion of the Interstate and rollover in the grass median.  No injuries were sustained as a result of the crash and the vehicle sustained significant damage.