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October 23, 2016

Press Release Crash / VSP Westminster / 16D002934 / Town of Townshend

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

                                                                                                           

CASE#: 16D002934

TROOPER: Sgt. Buckley                                               

STATION: VSP Westminster              

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 10/23/2016 at approximately 0710 hours.

LOCATION: Route 30 at Park Place, Townshend, VT

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR:  Charles Lanouette

AGE: 18    
SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Wardsboro, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2001 Honda Accord

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Moderate damage to driver side front fender, driver side front door, front bumper and hood.

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Unoccupied / parked                                                           

AGE: N/A

SEAT BELT? N/A

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2004 Chevrolet 3500 pickup

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Moderate damage to the front bumper.

 

INJURIES

V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY

No reported injuries.

HOSPITAL: N/A                 

WEATHER: Cloudy and cold         

ROAD COND: Dry pavement

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 10/23/2016 at approximately 0710 hours, vehicle #1 operated by Lanouette was reportedly traveling northbound on Route 30 in Townshend at approximately 50 miles per hour. As Lanouette traveled northbound, he fell asleep, drifted across the southbound travel lane and collided with an unoccupied vehicle parked along the side of the roadway. The vehicle that was parked along the side of the roadway was listed “for sale”. After striking the parked vehicle, vehicle #1 traveled approximately 100 feet before colliding with a rock wall.

 

COURT ACTION: TBD

COURT DATE: TBD          

COURT: Traffic court

LODGED LOCATION:       

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A