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October 8, 2016

Press Release / VSP Williston / MV Crash / 16A105103

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:      16A105103                

TROOPER: Cpl LeBlanc

STATION: VSP Williston Barracks          

CONTACT#: (802) 878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 10/04/16 at approximately 1935 hours

STREET: 2783 Upper Pleasant Valley Road

TOWN: Cambridge VT

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Guillemette Farm

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Clear / Dusk

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Kristen Connolly

AGE: 48     

SEAT BELT: Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Jeffersonville VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Escape

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Passengers side mirror

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2 : ANIMAL - Work horse

OPERATOR: OWNER - April Edwards (53 yrs.) and Bryce Bartlett (59 yrs)

AGE: N/A   

SEAT BELT: N/A

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Cambridge VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 10/4/16 at approximately 1935 hours, VSP Williston received an E 911 call about a motor vehicle crash involving a car and a horse on Upper Pleasant Valley Rd. in the Town of Cambridge.  Per the 911 caller no one was injured.

 

Upon arrival, investigation revealed the crash occurred at approximately 1850 hrs. when Vehicle #1, operator by Connolly, was traveling northbound on Upper Pleasant Valley Road, near the Guillemette Farm, when she crested the hill and observed two works horses being walked by Bartlett in the northbound lane.

 

Connolly advised she swerved into the southbound lane to avoid hitting them but her passengers side mirror did hit one of the horse's upper left thigh area as she passed.

 

Vermont State Police are still investigation this incident and encourage anyone who may have seen this crash occur to call Cpl. LeBlanc at the Williston State Police Barracks at (802) 878-7111

 

Corporal Michelle LeBlanc

Vermont State Police

A Troop - Williston Barracks

2777 St. George Road

Williston VT 05495

(802) 878-7111

Please note new email as of July 2015 :

Michelle.LeBlanc@vermont.gov