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October 20, 2016

Press Release VSP Westminster Crash Halifax 16D002882

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16D002882                                                          

TROOPER: Lengfellner  

STATION: Westminster                                

CONTACT#: (802)722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 10/20/16 1950 hours

STREET: VT Rt. 112

TOWN: Halifax

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Pennel Hill Road

WEATHER: Rain

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Jessica M. Harris

AGE: 27    

SEAT BELT? No

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: West Dover, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2009

VEHICLE MAKE: Pontiac

VEHICLE MODEL: G6

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Damage to front end, undercarriage and rear bumper

INJURIES: Minor injuries

HOSPITAL: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 10/20/16 at approximately 1950 hours the Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle crash in the area of VT Rt. 112 and Pennel Hill Road in Halifax.  It was determined that the vehicle was being operated by Jessica M. Harris, age 27 of West Dover, VT. Through the investigation, it was determined that Harris was traveling on VT Rt. 112, when she lost control of the vehicle while attempting to negotiate a curve. The vehicle, a 2009 Pontiac G6, left the roadway and went into a ditch, causing damage to the front end and undercarriage. Harris Suffered minor injuries, and was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. The State Police determined that the cause of the crash was due to Harris driving too fast for conditions. The vehicle was removed from the scene by Briggs automotive.