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March 4, 2017

Press Release/VSP/Missing hikers/Case #17A300919

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#:17A300919

TROOPER: Sgt. Brandon Doll                                                       

STATION:     VSP Middlesex               

CONTACT#: (802) 229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: March 3rd 2017, at approximately 6:00 PM.

LOCATION: Hunger Mountain Trail off of Sweet Farm Rd in Waterbury VT.

 

SUBJECT #1: Adam Dalterio                                                                         

AGE: 19

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Chester, CT

 

SUBJECT #2: Hannah Fernald

AGE: 18

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: West Wareham MA

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On Friday March 3, 2017 Middlesex State Police received a call from Adam Dalterio. Dalterio advised that he and Hannah Fernald were hiking Hunger Mountain in Waterbury VT. They had left to hike up Hunger Mountain from the Sweet Rd entrance at 4:00 Pm. Dalterio called because they had become cold and were not equipped for the cold weather or the dark. Rescuers from Waterbury Backcountry, Stowe Mountain Rescue, and Camels Hump Backcountry Rescue arrived on scene to assist. Rescuers made contact with Dalterio and Fernald and were able to walk them both out. 

 

 

Sgt. Brandon Doll

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police - Middlesex

1080 US RT 2

Middlesex VT 05602

(802) 229-9191

(802)229-2648 (Fax)

E-mail: Brandon.doll@vermont.gov