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April 1, 2017

Westminster Barracks/ Single Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17B101933                                      

TROOPER: Roel Diaz

STATION: Westminster                    

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 03/31/2017  6:00 PM

STREET: Pleasant Valley Road

TOWN: Saxtons River 

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:  Route 121

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: NA

WEATHER: Snowing 

ROAD CONDITIONS: Snow/Ice

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Ezra R. Dixon             

AGE: 37 

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Saxtons River, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2000

VEHICLE MAKE: Dodge

VEHICLE MODEL: Dakota

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Total

INJURIES: No

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 03/31/2017, at approximately 6:05 PM, a member of the Vermont State Police, responded to a single vehicle crash in the Village of Saxtons River. Upon arrival, investigation revealed the operator of vehicle 1, Ezra R. Dixon, 37, was traveling north on Pleasant Valley when he lost control of V1 and V1 veered off to the right shoulder. V1 subsequently crashed into an electrical power pole.  Pleasant Valley Road was closed down for several hours while Green Mountain Power installed a new pole and fixed the electrical/telephone wires.