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May 5, 2017

St. Johnsubry/ Crash

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#:  17A402289  
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper David Hastings
STATION: St. Johnsbury  
CONTACT#:  802-748-3111   

DATE/TIME:5/5/17 at 1503 hours
STREET: Dolloff Pond Road
TOWN: Sutton
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Lynburke Road
WEATHER: Rainy
ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR:Rich Worst
AGE: 55  
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Oakland, New Jersey

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015
VEHICLE MAKE: Honda
VEHICLE MODEL: CRF 250L
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Minor
INJURIES: Leg and Facial Injuries
HOSPITAL: NVRH



SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 5/5/17, at approximately 1503 hours, troopers from the St. Johnsbury
barracks were dispatched to a report of a single vehicle crash, on Dolloff Pond
Road, in the town of Sutton, VT. Upon arrival, it was discovered that Operator
#1, ran into a fallen tree branch on his motorcycle, ejecting Operator #1 over the
handle bars and onto the roadway. Operator #1 suffered leg and facial injuries
during this crash and was transported to NVRH for evaluation. Operator #1 was
wearing a helmet at the the time of this crash.