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June 21, 2017

St. Johnsbury Barracks/ Single Vehicle Crash, Burke Hollow Road

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A403223                                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper S. Pecuch

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                                     

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 06-21-17/0030 hours

STREET: Burke Hollow Rd.

TOWN: Burke VT.

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER:  Clear, warm

ROAD CONDITIONS: Clear, dry pavement.

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Ide Knight

AGE:  44   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newark, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2007

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Van

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Heavy Damage to front passenger side

INJURIES: none

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the early morning of 06-21-17, State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Burke Hollow Road, in Burke VT. Investigation revealed that Operator 1 was traveling  North on Burke Hollow when he swerved to avoid a deer in the roadway, subsequently colliding with a guard rail. There were no injuries, and Operator 1 was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. There was heavy damage to the front passenger side of the vehicle where it struck the guardrail and went off the roadway. The vehicle was towed from the scene due to disabling damage.

 

 

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