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February 27, 2017

** Press Release Single Vehicle Collision (Injury) Killington, VT Feb 27, 2017**

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
PRESS RELEASE

CASE#: 17B401196
TROOPER: Kaitlyn Armstrong                                                                       
STATION: Rutland                     
CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

DATE/TIME: February 27, 2017 at 0114 hours
LOCATION: VT RT 100 Killington, VT

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Residence 1756 VT RT 100 North
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A
WEATHER: Clear           
ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Jason Evans
AGE: 46
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Killington, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 1998
VEHICLE MAKE: Honda
VEHICLE MODEL: CRV
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled due to contact damage      
INJURIES: serious, non-life threatening injuries
HOSPITAL: admitted, Rutland Regional Medical Center
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On February 27, 2017 at approximately 1:00 AM Vermont State Police were notified of an unattended vehicle that had struck a tree on VT RT 100 North in the town of Killington.  Investigation revealed that Jason Evans was traveling north on VT RT 100 when he failed to navigate a corner and drove into a tree.  Evans was picked up and transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center where he met with Troopers.

His vehicle, a 1997 Honda CRV is estimated to be totaled due to contact damage and was towed from the scene.  Investigation shows that Evans was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.  Troopers have not yet ruled out speed or alcohol as contributing factors.  The collision is still actively under investigation. 

Evans was admitted into Rutland Regional for serious but, not life threatening injuries. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the State Police at 802-773-9101, or may go online and anonymously submit a tip at http://vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit.