STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
DATE/TIME: 01/16/2017 @ 2040 hours
STREET: VT Route 30
TOWN: Pawlet, VT
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Cemetery Hill Road
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:
ROAD CONDITIONS: Clear/unobstructed/free of debris
OPERATOR: COREY D. McKEIGHAN
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: GRANVILLE, NY
VEHICLE YEAR: 2012
VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet
VEHICLE MODEL: Cruze
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled
HOSPITAL: Glens Falls Hospital
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On Monday, January 16, 2017, at 2040 hours, the Vermont State Police - Westminster Dispatch Center received a report of a single vehicle crash on Vermont Route 30 in the Town of Pawlet, VT.
Upon the arrival of Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department and Granville Rescue Squad they found COREY D. McKEIGHAN, 36, of Granville, NY, had been removed from his vehicle by bystanders. Furthermore, McKEIGHAN's vehicle was on fire and fully engulfed.
At the scene McKEIGHAN was evaluated by members of the Granville Rescue Squad and he was cooperative with Troopers. McKEIGHAN was subsequently transported by the Granville Rescue Squad to Glens Falls Hospital.
The initial investigation revealed that McKEIGHAN was traveling northbound on VT30 when he reach for an object, at which point his vehicle traveled off the east side of the roadway and struck a guardrail, the vehicle then traveled down an embankment and caught fire.