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July 8, 2017

Rutland Barracks/ Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  17B403605                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jonathan Hall

STATION: Rutland                                           

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: July 8, 2017/ 0239 hours

STREET: US Route 7

TOWN: Rutland Town, Vermont

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Pinnacle Ridge Road

WEATHER: Cloudy           

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Pending notification of next of kin.

AGE: 2

SEAT BELT? No

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2006

VEHICLE MAKE: Honda

VEHICLE MODEL: Accord

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Fatal

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Marjorie A. Rousseau

AGE: 50     

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Brandon, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2014

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Silverado

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Totaled

INJURIES: Broken Leg

HOSPITAL: Rutland Regional Medical Center

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On July 8th, 2017 at approximately 0239 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police – Rutland Barracks were notified of a two-vehicle crash on US Route 7 near the intersection of Pinnacle Ridge Road in Rutland Town, Vermont. It was reported that the crash involved two vehicles, and injuries had resulted from the crash. The Rutland Town Fire Department and Regional Ambulance Service responded to the scene.

 

Primary investigation determined that Operator #1 was operating a 2006 Honda Accord, traveling north on US Route 7, while Majorie A. Rousseau was operating a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, traveling south on US Route 7.  Vehicle #1 traveled left of the double solid yellow line, colliding with Rousseau’s vehicle in the southbound lane.

 

The operator of the Honda Accord, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Rousseau sustained serious bodily injury, and was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center by Regional Ambulance Service.

 

At this time, no further information is being released.

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint - Pending

 

COURT ACTION:

COURT: Pending Investigation

COURT DATE/TIME:       

 

 

 

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