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May 20, 2017

St. Johnsbury / Crash-Suspicion of DUI

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A402579                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Richard Ostrout

STATION: VSP St. Johnsbury                       

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 05/20/17 @ 0530 hrs,

STREET: US Rte. 5

TOWN: Ryegate, VT

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: #1045 US Rte. 5

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Trisha Fifield

AGE: 28   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Wells River, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2012

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Malibu

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front end, undercarriage

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 05/20/17, at 0530 hours, the Vermont State Police St. Johnsbury received a

report of a single, motor vehicle collision on US Rte. 5 in the Town of Ryegate,

VT. Operator Trisha Fifield was traveling south on US Rte. 5 when she advised

she fell asleep while operating her motor vehicle and traveled off the roadway.

No injuries reported.  

 

Upon further investigation, Fifield was subsequently arrested and processed for

suspicion of operating under the influence of alcohol.

 

LODGED: N        

BAIL: N

MUG SHOT: N

COURT ACTION: TBD

COURT: Caledonia

COURT DATE/TIME: TBD