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December 5, 2016

VSP Press Release: Single Vehicle Crash, Cold Hill Road, Town of Lyndon, VT 12-05-16

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  16B105283                                          

TROOPER: S. Pecuch

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                                    

CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 12-05-16/ 1530 hours

STREET: Cold Hill Road

TOWN: Lyndon

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Diamond Hill Road

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER: Light Snow   

ROAD CONDITIONS: Icy, Slush

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Eric Vance

AGE:  49   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rouses PT, NY

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2009

VEHICLE MAKE: GMC

VEHICLE MODEL: TK

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Rear Bumper Damage

INJURIES: None

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the late afternoon of 12-05-16, State Police responded to a delivery truck that was blocking Cold Hill Road, in the town of Lyndon, VT. Upon arrival, State Police were able to determine that Vance was attempting to turn from Cold Hill Road onto Diamond Hill Road, when his truck began to slide backwards. The truck got stuck on the guard rail and had to be towed up the hill. Cold Hill Road was closed to traffic for approximately 2 hours while the truck was removed.

 

 

Trooper Sean Pecuch

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – St. Johnsbury

1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

 

PH: 802-748-3111

FX: 802-748-1585

 

sean.pecuch@vermont.gov