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October 12, 2016

Press Release (MV Crash Dorset)

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#:  16c303510                                          
TROOPER: Lauren Ronan
STATION: Shaftsbury                     
CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

DATE/TIME: 10-12-2016  0813
STREET: US RT 7
TOWN: Dorset
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: 6213 US RT 7

WEATHER: Clear, Sunny
ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry pavement

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Katherine Hunter
AGE: 21   
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Poultney VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005
VEHICLE MAKE: Mazda
VEHICLE MODEL: MZ3
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled
INJURIES: Not injured
HOSPITAL: Rutland Regional Hospital



SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On October 12th, 2016 at approximately 0813 hours the Vermont State Police
responded to a one vehicle crash on US RT 7 in the Town of Dorset.  The operator
of the 2005 Mazda was identified as Katherine Hunter.  Hunter was travelling
south bound on US RT 7 when she suffered from an apparent medical event.  She
drove of the roadway for several hundred feet and collided with a garage causing
extensive structural damage to the garage.  The vehicle was totaled in the
collision. Hunter was wearing her seatbelt, she was uninjured in the crash.
Hunter was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center for evaluation.  The
Vermont State Police are continuing to investigate the crash.  Anyone with information is urged to contact Trooper Ronan, Vermont State Police, 802-442-5421.

Trooper Lauren Ronan
Vermont State Police
Shaftsbury Barracks
96 Airport Rd Shaftsbury VT
802-442-5421
802-442-3263 (Fax)