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June 5, 2017

Car vs. moose crash-Royalton

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#:  17B202334                                                          
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Cpl Busier
STATION: VSP Royalton                                                
CONTACT#: 802-234-9933

DATE/TIME: 6/4/17 @ 2118 hours
STREET: I-89SB, MM30
TOWN: Randolph
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: N/A
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: MM30
WEATHER: Rain
ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Melissa Smith
AGE: 44    
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bethel

VEHICLE YEAR: 2004
VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota
VEHICLE MODEL: Trk
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Moderate
INJURIES: None

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 6/4/17 at approximately 2118 hours Troopers out of the Royalton barracks responded to a car vs. moose crash on I-89 SB MM30, Town of Randolph. Upon arrival Troopers found the vehicle sustained considerable front end damage from a collision with a moose. The operator, identified as Melissa Smith of Bethel was not injured. The moose died from injuries sustained in the crash.