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July 27, 2017

Fatal motorcycle crash - Weathersfield

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17B104764                                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Eric Vitali

STATION: Westminster                                

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 07/27/17 at approximately 0238 hours

STREET: Stoughton Pond Road

TOWN: Weathersfield, VT

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Stoughton Pond Recreation Area

WEATHER: Light Rain     

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

Operator’s name will be withheld until next of kin is notified. 

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2002

VEHICLE MAKE: Titan

VEHICLE MODEL: Motorcycle

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: The handle bars were broken and the seat was detached

INJURIES: Fatality

HOSPITAL: Not transported

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 07/27/17 at approximately 0238 hours, Vermont State Police responded to a report of a motorcycle in the roadway, with no operator observed, on Stoughton Pond Road, in the Town of Weathersfield, VT.  Trooper arrived and located a male victim who had been ejected from the motorcycle.  The male victim’s name is being withheld until all next of kin are notified.  The motorcycle appeared to have traveled off the roadway, striking a culvert, and ejecting the operator.  The operator was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash.