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June 5, 2017

St. Johnsbury/Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:17A402909                                                           

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper David Upson

STATION: St. Johnsbury                                

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 06/05/17 @ 0130 hours

STREET: Old Center Road

TOWN: St. Johnsbury

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Community Garden

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Light Rain     

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Debra Hale

AGE: 55     

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barnet, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2017

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Escape

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front driver's side wheel assembly and rocker panel

INJURIES: No

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY) N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 05/07/2017 at approximately 0715 hours, State Police responded to a single

vehicle crash near 305 Old Center road in St. Johnsbury. Upon arrival, Troopers

were advised that the crash happened between 0130-0200 hours. Debra Hale, 55, of

Barnet, advised she met a car in her (southbound) lane on the corner just

before the community garden. Hale told police that before leaving the roadway

she swerved into the northbound lane to avoid a collision. Hale traveled over an

embankment finally coming to rest near the railroad tracks. Hale was uninjured

and did not report the crash until 0712 hours. Anyone with information on this

incident is asked to contact Trooper Upson with the Vermont State Police in St.

Johnsbury 802-748-3111.   

 

 

**Crash is still under investigation**

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint ______________ T23 VSA _______

MUG SHOT: No

COURT ACTION: No

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

 

Trooper David Upson

Vermont State Police

St. Johnsbury Barracks

1068 U.S. Route 5, Suite 1

St. Johnsbury, VT

05819

“A” Troop

Main # 802.748.3111

Fax # 802.748.1585