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June 14, 2017

St. Johnsbury Barracks/ Single Vehicle vs. Moose Crash Interstate 91 N

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  17A403100                                         

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper S. Pecuch

STATION: St. Johnsbury                                

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 06-14-17/2145 hours

STREET: Interstate 91 North

TOWN: Barnet

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Exit 19

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 126/8

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD CONDITIONS: dry, paved

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Simon Darling

AGE:   32

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Passumpsic, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2012

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: minor front driver’s side

INJURIES: none

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the evening of 06-14-17, State Police responded to a single vehicle vs moose

crash near mile marker 126 north, on Interstate 91. Upon arrival, Troopers

located Vehicle 1 pulled off on the shoulder of the roadway. All occupants were

wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash and there were no injuries.

There was minor damage to the front drivers side of the vehicle where it

collided with the moose. State Police were assisted on scene by Vermont Fish and

Game Wardens who removed the moose from the roadway. Vehicle 1 was able to be

driven away from the scene.

 

 

Trooper Sean Pecuch

Vermont State Police

“A” Troop – St. Johnsbury

1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

 

PH: 802-748-3111

FX: 802-748-1585

 

sean.pecuch@vermont.gov