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April 1, 2017

Press Release/ VSP Royalton/ Crash I-89 north/ Case #17B21342

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  17B201342                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Corporal Mark Harvey

STATION:             VSP Royalton                    

CONTACT#: 234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 03/31/2017 1500 hrs

STREET: I-89 north mile marker 2.8

TOWN: Hartford

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:  Mile Marker 2.8 north

WEATHER:           Snow

ROAD CONDITIONS: Snow and ice

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Rebecca Schwartz

AGE: 29    

SEAT BELT? Y/N Unknown

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: New Castle, NH

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2012

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Focus

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Total

INJURIES: Criticle Injuries

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY) DHMC

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Keith Duquette

AGE:   48  

SEAT BELT? Y/N yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Northbridge, MA

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2017

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Tacoma

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2:

INJURIES: Injury to left arm and neck

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY) DHMC

 

Vehicle #3

Operator: Mark Delaney

Age: 62

Seat Belt: Yes

City, State of Residence Frontenac, QC

 

Vehicle Year: 2017

Vehicle Make: Chevy

Vehicle Model: Cruze

Damage to Vehuicle #3 minor front end damage

Injuries: no injuries

Hospital:

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

The Vermont State Police investigated a three car motor vehicle crash that

occurred on I-89 north near mile marker 2.8 in the Town of Hartford with injuries.  According to a witness, Vehicle #1 was traveling south on I-89 near mile marker 3 when the vehicle left the travel portion, crossed the median into the north bound traffic, and struck Vehicle #2 who was traveling north at the same location in the front portion of vehicle #2 with the driver's side portion of Vehicle #1.  Vehicle #3 was traveling north at the same time and said that one of the vehicles struck his vehicle in the front portion causing minor damage.  The operator of Vehicle #1 was transported to DHMC and is listed in critical condition.  The operator of Vehicle #2 was also transported to DHMC for minor injuries to left arm and neck. 

 

Corporal Mark Harvey

Vermont State Police

2011 VT Route 107

Bethel, VT 05032

Tel. 802-234-9933

Fax 802-234-6520