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February 1, 2017

17A100495 - Dog on Interstate 89 mm 67

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

              

CASE#: 17A100495

TROOPER: Lt. Garry Scott                                                         

STATION:   VSP - Williston              

CONTACT#: 878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 02-01-2017

LOCATION: Interstate 89-mile marker 67 Waterbury, VT (near rest area)

VIOLATION: Under investigation

 

ACCUSED: Unknown                                                                                  

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 02-01-2017 at approximately 1330 hours, Mr. Torrey Allard of Burlington, VT came to the Williston State Police Barracks and advised that while he was traveling on Interstate 89 northbound near mile marker 67 he observed what he originally thought was a fox in the road. He also thought he observed a small sedan drive away from the area. As he approached he then observed that the animal was a small dog in the middle of the travel lane. He, along with his wife and daughter stopped and rescued the dog.  Mr. Allard and his family pulled into the Waterbury rest area and then circled back around and attempted to locate an owner.

 

Anyone with information should contact the State Police – Williston 878-7111.

 

 

Lt. Garry Scott

Vermont State Police

Crash Reconstruction Team

Williston Barracks Commander

2777 Saint George Road

Williston, VT 05495

W- 802-872-4056

C – 802-238-3042