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October 24, 2016

Press release vehicle crash

TROOPER: Vitali
STATION: Westminster                                
CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

DATE/TIME: 10/24/16 @ 1629 hours
STREET: Interstate 91 southbound, mile marker 47
TOWN: Weathersfield
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: Mile marker 47 (between exit 8 and 7)
WEATHER: Fair
ROAD CONDITIONS: Good

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Matthew S. Black
AGE: 27     
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Keene, NH

VEHICLE YEAR: 2016
VEHICLE MAKE: Freightliner box truck
VEHICLE MODEL: M206
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: damage to the roof and driver's side of the cabin and total damage to the cargo area
INJURIES: minor
HOSPITAL: Springfield Emergency Room


SUMMARY OF CRASH:

Vehicle # 1 was traveling south on Interstate 91, in the Town of Weathersfield, VT.  Operator Matthew Black fell asleep and traveled into the center median.  Vehicle # 1 rolled onto the driver's side and came to rest in the passing lane.  Black was transported to Springfield Emergency Room for possible injuries. 

Interstate 91 remained was restricted to one lane for several hours. 


PBT%: none
Vermont Civil Violation Complaint failure to maintain proper lane T23 VSA 1038
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A          
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: N/A
COURT ACTION: Yes (Civil traffic ticket)