UPDATE – The roadway, US Route 7 in Highgate, is reopened.
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
STATION: VSP, St. Albans
DATE/TIME: 10/14/2016 / 1715 hrs
STREET: US Rte 7
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: north of Highgate Village
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: n/a
ROAD CONDITIONS: dry
OPERATOR: Gage Bouchard
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Highgate, VT
VEHICLE YEAR: 2002
VEHICLE MAKE: Ford
VEHICLE MODEL: Escape
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: contact damage to passengers side
OPERATOR: Name and personal information are currently being withheld pending
next of kin notifications.
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On 10/14/2016 at approximately 1715 hrs Vermont State Police, AmCare EMS and
Highgate Fire Dept. responded to a report of a car vs. bicycle crash on US Rte
US Rte 7 is expected to remain closed north of Highgate village due to the
ongoing fatal crash investigation. Additional details will be released pending
the deceased's next of kin notification(s).
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or have information is asked to contact
Tpr. Olson at 802-524-5993.
Sergeant William Warner
Vermont State Police
2777 St. George Rd.
Williston, VT 05495
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