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February 19, 2017

VSP Press release; Crash on Interstate 91 in Fairlee, VT on 02/17/17

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A400900                                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Dave Powers

STATION: Saint Johnsbury                           

CONTACT#:802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 2/17/17 @ 1822 hours

STREET: Interstate 91 N

TOWN: Fairlee

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 96

WEATHER:Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS:Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR:Nikolas Lachiusa

AGE:19    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:Longmeadow, MA

 

VEHICLE YEAR:2002

VEHICLE MAKE:Honda

VEHICLE MODEL:Accord

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1:Major front end damage

INJURIES:None

HOSPITAL:N/A

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

Troopers received a report of a single vehicle crash at the aforementioned location. Upon further investigation it was determined that the operator fell asleep while driving, striking several guardrails. Bradford and Fairlee Fire Departments and Upper Valley Ambulance Services responded to assist.

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint #3098009 T23 VSA 1081(a)

 

COURT ACTION: N