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March 3, 2017

VSP St. Johsnbury Press Release: Single Vehicle Crash Wheelock I91 S

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  17A401177                         

TROOPER: Casey Ross

STATION: VSP St. Johnsbury                       

CONTACT#:748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 3/3/2017/Afternoon

STREET: I 91 South

TOWN: Wheelock

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 143.5

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS: Good

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Henry Benzing

AGE:  19   

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Burlington, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2009

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Matrix

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: None

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 On March 3, 2017, at 1440 hours, the Vermont State Police were notified of a single vehicle off the road in Wheelock, VT on Interstate 91 south near mile marker 143.4 Upon arrival the vehicle was off the passing lanes shoulder. Investigation revealed Vehicle 1, heading south on Route I 91, left the traveled portion of the roadway hitting the guardrail and a reflector pole. The operator, enzing failed to maintain his lane of travel, a violation of title 23 VSA 1038 roadways laned for traffic. There were no injuries. Vehicle 1 was totaled. Henry was wearing his seatbelt, and airbags did deploy.

 

COURT ACTION: No

MUG SHOT: No

 

 

Trooper Casey Ross

Vermont State Police

“A” Troop – St. Johnsbury

1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1

Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819

PH: (802) 748-3111

FX: (802) 748-1585

 

Email: casey.ross@vermont.gov