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February 17, 2017

FW: Press release





Sgt Sean Selby
Derby Patrol Commander
802-334-8881
fax 802-334-4739
35 Crawford Rd.
Derby, VT 05829

VSP Press Release- Motor Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17A500704
TROOPER: Sgt. Sean Selby
STATION: VSP Derby                    
CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881

DATE/TIME: 2/17/2017 1531 hours
LOCATION:  Newport Center Village

OPERATOR: Scott Britch
AGE:  50
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport Center

Operator 2:  Amy Leclair age  47 Newport City

V#1-2012 Hyundai
V#2-2012 Ford Tauras
Summary:

On 2-17-17 Vermont State Police Cpl. Amy Leclair was responding to an emergency call in a marked police cruiser with lights and sirens activated.    As Cpl. Leclair was leaving the village of Newport Ctr. traveling west bound she was attempting to overtake  Scott Britch who was also operating west bound on VT 105 in V#2.    Britch was attempting to pull into his driveway on VT 105 when Cpl. Leclair’s vehicle struck his vehicle in the east bound lane of travel.    Both vehicles were listed as totaled and both occupants were transported to NC Hospital with minor injuries.   The investigation is ongoing. 

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