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January 29, 2017

Press Release-Crash-Burke

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A400508                                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper David Upson

STATION: St. Johnsbury                

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 01/28/2017 @ 0838

STREET: VT Route 5a

TOWN: Burke

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Newark Street

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD CONDITIONS: Partially Snow Covered

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Daniel Strout

AGE: 56     

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Solon, OH

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2002

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: F-250

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Rear passenger's side and bumper

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY) N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Michael Kozikowski

AGE: 27     

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Wilmot, NH

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2016

VEHICLE MAKE: GMC

VEHICLE MODEL: Sierra

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Not damaged (snowmobile trailer damaged)

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY) N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 01/28/2017 at approximately 0838 hours, State Police

responded to a two vehicle crash near the intersection of VT Route 5a and Newark

Street in Burke. Daniel Strout, 56, of Solon, OH was backing out of a nearby

residence and struck a snowmobile trailer being towed by Michael Kozikowski, 27,

of Wilmot, NH. Strout's vehicle sustained a considerable amount of damage as

well as Kozikowski's trailer and three snowmobiles. All occupants were wearing

seatbelts and no injuries were reported. 

 

PBT%: N/A

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: Limitations on Backing T23 VSA 1113

COURT ACTION: No