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April 28, 2017

St. Johnsbury Barracks/Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A4402168        

TROOPER: Casey Ross

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                                     

CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 4/28/2017/1528

STREET: Vermont Route 114

TOWN: East Burke

 

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Blacktop

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: William E. Murphy

AGE: 68 

SEAT BELT?

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Wheelock, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 1998

VEHICLE MAKE: Haryley-Davidson

VEHICLE MODEL: CYL

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Fatal

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

In the afternoon of 4/28/2017, the Vermont State Police from the St. Johnsbury barracks were dispatched to a report of a motorcycle that had gone off the road on Vermont Route 114 in the town of East Burke, VT. Members from East Burke Fire Department, and Lyndon Rescue Ambulance Service also responded. Operator 1 was pronounced deceased during transportation. Initial investigation revealed that Vehicle 1 was traveling north on VT Route 114 when the vehicle went off the east shoulder of the roadway. Preliminary investigation revealed that Operator 1 was the sole rider of the vehicle and was wearing proper protective gear. At this time, the crash is still under investigation and anyone with any information regarding this crash is urged to contact Trooper Ross of the Vermont State Police St. Johnsbury barracks at (802)748-3111.

COURT ACTION: No

COURT DATE / TIME: NA

COURT:  NA

LODGED: No   LOCATION: NA

BAIL: NA

MUG SHOT: No

PBT: N/A

 

 

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