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December 4, 2016

VSP Press Release: Two Vehicle Crash I 91 South, St. Johnsbury, VT.

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  16B105260                                          

TROOPER: Pecuch

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                                    

CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 12-04-16/ 1600 hours

STREET: Interstate 91 South

TOWN: St. Johnsbury

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 132

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD CONDITIONS: Slightly wet pavement.

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Fancois Gelinas

AGE: 29    

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Quebec, Canada

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2007

VEHICLE MAKE: Western

VEHICLE MODEL: CNV Tractor Trailer

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: minor scratch on passenger side step

INJURIES: none

 

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Marie White

AGE: 46    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Peacham, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005

VEHICLE MAKE: Pontiac

VEHICLE MODEL: Vibe

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: damage to driver side door

INJURIES: none

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the afternoon of 12-04-16, at approximately 1600 hours, State Police were dispatched to a two vehicle accident near mile marker 132 southbound on Interstate 91. Upon arrival State Police located both vehicles on the shoulder of the roadway. Investigation revealed that Vehicle #1 was driving in the passing lane when Vehicle #2 attempted to pass a vehicle in the driving lane and did not see the tractor trailer when she started to move over into the passing lane. Both vehicles were driven away from the scene.

 

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