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December 17, 2016

Press Release//Motor Vehicle Crash//VT RT 131//Town of Cavendish

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 16D004488                                                          
TROOPER: Lunderville
STATION: Westminster Barracks                                              
CONTACT#: 802.722.4600

DATE/TIME: 12-17-16/1143 hours
STREET: VT RT 131
TOWN: Cavendish
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: West of Rogers Dr.
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: NA
WEATHER: Snow             
ROAD CONDITIONS: Snow and ice

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Joann Prout-O’Connell
AGE: 72     
SEAT BELT? No
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Cavendish, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 1996
VEHICLE MAKE: Ford
VEHICLE MODEL: Explorer
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front end damage to grill bumper and hood
INJURIES: minor injury
HOSPITAL: Springfield Hospital

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

Vermont State Police/Westminster Barracks, responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on Vermont Route 131, near the intersection of Rogers Dr., in the Town of Cavendish.  Investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling eastbound when the driver lost control of her vehicle causing her vehicle to slide off the roadway and crash into a utility pole.  The driver was transported to the Springfield Hospital Emergency Dept. where she was treated for minor injuries. 


PBT%: NA
Vermont Civil Violation Complaint T23 VSA 1038, Driving on roadway laned for traffic, accident resulting/no seatbelt
LODGED - LOCATION: NA
BAIL: NA
MUG SHOT: NA
COURT ACTION: NA
COURT: NA
COURT DATE/TIME: NA



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Trooper B. N. Lunderville
VERMONT STATE POLICE
Westminster Barracks
1330 Westminster Heights Road
Putney, VT 05346
802.722.4600 (PH)
802.722.4691 (FX)
802.289.0028 (Cell)
Bryson.Lunderville@vermont.gov