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February 12, 2017

VSP Press release; Single vehicle crash in Barnet, VT on 02/11/17 at 2042 hours


STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#:  17A400787                                         
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Dave Powers
STATION: Saint Johnsbury                                           
CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

DATE/TIME: 02/11/17 @ 2244 hours
STREET: Barnet Center Rd
TOWN: Barnet
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Goodwillie Road
WEATHER: Light snow   
ROAD CONDITIONS: Snow and ice

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Jane Alper
AGE: 73
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Peacham, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2012
VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru
VEHICLE MODEL: Impreza
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Moderate
INJURIES: Minor injury reported from passenger
HOSPITAL: NVRH

SUMMARY OF CRASH: Troopers received a report of a vehicle that overturned on the aforementioned roadway. Upon further investigation it was determined that as the operator was traveling down a steep driveway with snow and ice covered road conditions, she was unable to stop her vehicle causing it to travel over an embankment and roll over at a low speed. Barnet Fire Department assisted in removing the operator and passenger from the vehicle. The operator was issued a written warning for driving too fast for roadway conditions (Title 23 VSA 1081(a))

PBT%: 0.061
Vermont Civil Violation Complaint ______________ T23 VSA _______
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: N
COURT ACTION: N
COURT:
COURT DATE/TIME:



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