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February 26, 2017

Press Release/ VSP Rutland/ Leaving the Scene of an Accident/ Wallingford / 02-25-2017/ Case #17B401170

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

           

CASE#: 17B401170

TROOPER: Lewia                                      

STATION: Rutland                    

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: February 25, 2017, at approximately 1730 hours

LOCATION: North Main Street, Wallingford

VIOLATION: Leaving the Scene of an Accident

 

ACCUSED: Unknown                                                                    

AGE: N/A

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: N/A

 

VICTIM: Midway Oil Corp

AGE: N/A

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rutland City, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On February 25, 2017, at approximately 1730 hours, Troopers from the Rutland Barracks responded to the Citgo gas station on North Main Street, Wallingford for a reported motor vehicle crash into the building. It was further reported that the vehicle had fled the scene after the crash.

 

Through investigation, it was determined that at around 1730 hours on February 25, 2017, a silver pick-up truck struck a sign pedestal which subsequently projected the sign through a large window at the gas station, shattering it. The truck was last seen fleeing East on Hull Avenue in the Town of Wallingford.

 

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.