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December 5, 2016

Press Release / Vermont State Police - Rutland / MV Rollover Crash / 16C106838 / Wells / December 5, 2016

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16C106838                                          

TROOPER: W.Ribeiro

STATION: Rutland                           

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 12/05/2016 @ 0740 hours

STREET: N Tinmouth Road

TOWN: Wells

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: South of East Wells Road, Wells, Vermont

WEATHER: Snowing       

ROAD CONDITIONS: Snow/slush covered roadway

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Leanna B. Mason

AGE: 16    

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Pawlet, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2003

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevy

VEHICLE MODEL: Tracker

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Contact damage to the front of the vehicle (to include but

not limited to the front bumper, hood, windshield, roof, rear driver side quarter panel, driver side and passenger side mirror)

INJURIES: Sore neck

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On Monday, December 5, 2016, at approximately 0740 hours, members of the Vermont

State Police were notified of a single motor vehicle crash, with rollover, which

occurred south of East Wells Road, in the Town of Wells, Vermont.

 

Investigation revealed 16 year old Leanna B. Mason, of Pawlet, was traveling

northbound on Vermont Route 133, just north of the McCoy Road, in the Town of Wells, when she lost control of her vehicle on the snow covered roadway. The vehicle traveled across the southbound lane of travel and into a ditch before it rolled over onto its roof, sustaining minor damage.

 

Mason advised she was wearing her seatbelt and declined medical assistance.

 

The vehicle was removed from the scene by Thomas' Automotive Repair.

 

Trooper Walter Ribeiro

Vermont State Police, Rutland

124 State Place, Rutland, VT 05701

Tel: 802-773-9101

Walter.Ribeiro@Vermont.Gov

 

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