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February 23, 2017

Press Release / Vermont State Police / MV Collision / 17A401004

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A401004                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Richard Ostrout

STATION: VSP St. Johnsbury                       

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 02/23/17 @ 0841 hrs.

STREET: US Rte. 5

TOWN: Newbury, VT

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Moore Hill Rd.

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet and ice covered in areas.

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Helen Mae Steven-Metcalf

AGE:  21   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Piermont, NH

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2016

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Corolla

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Moderate front end damage

INJURIES: None

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Kimberly Moore-Merrill

AGE: 59   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newbury, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2013

VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru

VEHICLE MODEL: Forester

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Moderate rear end damage

INJURIES: Transported for evaluation

HOSPITAL: Cottage Hospital

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

 

On 02/23/17, at 0841 hours, the Vermont State Police received a report of a two

motor vehicle collision near Moore Hill Rd. on US Rte. 5 in the Town of Newbury,

VT. Operator Kimberly Moore-Merrill was attempting to enter a driveway on US

Rte. 5 when her vehicle was struck from behind by operator Helen Mae

Steven-Metcalf of Piermont, NH.

 

Moore-Merrill was transported to Cottage Hospital for evaluation and

Steven-Metcalf was not injured. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage.

Inattention while driving appeared to be a factor in this incident.