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December 7, 2016

Press Release-Crash-East Burke

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16B105315                                           

TROOPER: David Upson

STATION: St Johnsbury                                 

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 12/07/2016 @ 0800

STREET: VT Route 114

TOWN: East Burke

LANDMARK: East Burke Market

WEATHER: Snow             

ROAD CONDITIONS: Snow/Slush Covered

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Samuel Leonardo

AGE: 19     

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lyndonville, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 1999

VEHICLE MAKE: Jeep

VEHICLE MODEL: Cherokee

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: front driver's side quarter panel

INJURIES: None

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Trevor Gingras

AGE: 36      

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Milton, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2001

VEHICLE MAKE: Kenworth

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck Tractor

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Minor damage to driver's side of the trailer

INJURIES: None

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 12/07/2016 at approximately 0800 hours, State Police responded to a two vehicle crash in front of the East Burke Market on VT Route 114 in East Burke, VT. Samuel Leonardo, 19, of Lyndonville was traveling south when he struck a Farrell's Delivery Truck driven by Trevor Gingras, 36, of Milton, who was backing into the store parking lot. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts and not injured in the crash.  

 

COURT ACTION: No

 

Trooper David Upson

Vermont State Police

St. Johnsbury Barracks

“B” Troop

Main # 802.748.3111

Fax # 802.748.1585