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December 31, 2016

Press Release / Vermont State Police / Fatal Snowmobile Crash / 16B105841


 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

FATAL SNOWMOBILE CRASH

 

CASE#:  16B105841                          

TROOPER: Schlesinger

STATION: St. Johnsbury                

CONTACT#: 748-3111

 

DATE: 12/31/2016

STREET: Rabbit Plains Road

TOWN: St. Johnsbury

            

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Amanda Dick

AGE: 31

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury, VT

 

VEHICLE MAKE: Yamaha

VEHICLE MODEL: 600 Triple Deluxe

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front End


 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On December 31, 2016, at 1614 hours, the Vermont State Police were notified of a snowmobile crash in the town of St. Johnsbury, VT, on Rabbit Plains Road near Houghton Bridge Road. Upon arrival, EMS and fire were present. Investigation revealed the snowmobile was being operated on private property off of Rabbit Plains road when it collided with a tree. The events leading up to the crash are still under investigation. The operator, Amanda Dick, was pronounced deceased on scene due to injuries sustained in the crash.  Dick was not wearing a helmet.  A juvenile passenger on the snowmobile was transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

 

 

 
Sergeant David White
Patrol Commander
Vermont State Police - Bradford Outpost
1594 Waits River RD
Bradford, VT 05033
Ph - 802-222-4680
Fx - 802-222-4028
david.white@vermont.gov - PLEASE NOTE NEW EMAIL