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November 29, 2016

VSP Press Release: Tractor Trailer Crash, Sheffield, VT 11-29-16

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  16B105161                                          

TROOPER: S. Pecuch

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                                                    

CONTACT#:802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 11-29-16/ approximately 1100 hours

STREET: VT Route 122

TOWN: Sheffield

WEATHER: Freezing Rain              

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet, Icy, Pavement

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Kenneth Fecteau

AGE:  24

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Derby Line, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2006

VEHICLE MAKE: Peterbilt

VEHICLE MODEL: Tractor Trailer

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Minor trailer damage

INJURIES: None

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the late morning of 11-29-16, at approximately 1100 hours, State Police were called to a tractor trailer that had slid off the roadway on Vermont Route 122, in the town of Sheffield, VT. Upon arrival Troopers discovered that Fecteau (24) had been traveling South on Route 122 when he hit a patch of ice and his tractor trailer slid off the side of the road coming to rest in the ditch. The trailer was loaded with wood chips at the time. There were no injuries reported. The tractor trailer was towed out of the ditch and was able to be driven away. Vermont Route 122 was shut down for approximately 40 minutes while the tractor trailer was removed.

 

 

 

 

Trooper Sean Pecuch

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – St. Johnsbury

1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

 

PH: 802-748-3111

FX: 802-748-1585

 

sean.pecuch@vermont.gov