The Vermont State Police disseminate press releases for significant criminal or public safety incidents and arrests, but it is not intended to document every public contact or response to a call-for-service. If you have a question regarding an incident or case, please contact your local state police barracks or the public information officer. Please note press releases are available on this blog for 6 months following their public release. Please contact the public information officer if you need access to one that is older.

Search This Blog

November 15, 2016

VSP/Crash/16D003611/I-91 Dummerston

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:    16D003611                                       

TROOPER:  Trenosky

STATION:  VSP Westminster                      

CONTACT#:  802-254-2382

 

DATE/TIME: 5:00 pm

STREET: I-91 north

TOWN: Dummerston

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: mm 17

WEATHER:           Heavy Rain

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Susan Lornitzo

AGE: 54    

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bradford, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2012

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Prius

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front end

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: none

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 11-15-16 at approximately 5:00 pm, the Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 91 north in the town of Dummerston.  Upon arrival it was determined the a vehicle collided with a deer that was crossing Interstate 91 near exit 4.  The deceased deer was located on the shoulder of I-91.  The operator Susan Lornitzo did not incur any injury as a result of the crash.  Heavy rain was falling at the time of the crash and made visibility difficult.  Lornitzo's Toyota Prius sustained extensive front end damage and had to be towed as a result.