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July 9, 2017

Press Release/State Police/Motor Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17B403622                                                           

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sergeant Christopher Barber

STATION: Rutland                                            

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 7-8-17 2215 hours

STREET: US Route 4

TOWN: Killington

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Mission Farm Road

WEATHER: Fog 

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Charles W. Hughes

AGE: 60    

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Killington VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2010

VEHICLE MAKE: GMC

VEHICLE MODEL: Pickup

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Significant contact damage to the front end.

INJURIES: None

 

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Phillip M. Black

AGE: 49    

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Killington VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2008       

VEHICLE MAKE: Dodge

VEHICLE MODEL: Sprinter

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Totaled

INJURIES: Non life threatening

HOSPITAL: Rutland Regional Medical Center

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 7-8-17 at 2215 hours State Police responded to a two car motor vehicle

collision on US Route 4 in the town of Rutland.  Investigation revealed that

vehicle #1 was traveling west, and was being operated by operator #1 (Hughes).

Vehicle #1 exited the westbound lane, crossing into the eastbound lane.  Vehicle

#2, which was being operated by operator #2 (Black) was traveling east in the

eastbound lane of US Route 4. 

 

Vehicle #1 then collided with vehicle #2.  The collision caused significant

damage to both vehicle #1 and vehicle #2.