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March 4, 2017

Press Release/VSP-Rutland/Multiple Motor vehicle crashes/ Rutland County/March 3, 2017

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

                                                                          

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: March 3, 2017  between 1700 and 1800 hours

LOCATIONS: Sudbury, Mendon, Pittsford, Clarendon, Pittsfield, VT



** General Press Release**


On March 3, 2017 between the hours of 5:00 PM and 6:30 PM Rutland County experienced a flash snowstorm.  Troopers from the Rutland Barracks responded to 10 motor vehicles accidents ranging from slide-offs to one reported fatal accident.  AOT responded to multiple areas and quickly mitigated the sudden onset of black ice to multiple roads around Rutland County.  Vermont State Police would like to thank the multiple agencies who assisted in the numerous investigations.