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October 1, 2016

Crash - I-91 Brattleboro

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16D002267                                          

TROOPER: Steeves

STATION: Westminster                

CONTACT#: 722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 10/1/16 1055 hours

STREET: I-91

TOWN: Brattleboro

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: exit 3

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 11 N

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Eric Sargent

AGE: 28     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lyndonville, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2013

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Tundra

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: front driverside corner

INJURIES: none

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

Sargent was traveling north on Interstate 91 when a moose crossed the road. Sargent could not avoid the moose and struck it, breaking its leg. The moose got

up and continued into the woods. Warden Taddei responded to track the moose. The injured moose was located and put down. Sargent took possession of the deceased moose.