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July 31, 2017

Rutland Barracks / Motor Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  17B404025                                          

TROOPER: Trooper Katrina R. Ducharme

STATION: Rutland                            

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: July 31, 2017 / at approximately 1325 hours

STREET: Vermont Route 133

TOWN: Pawlet

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Kelly Hill Rd.

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: Not Applicable

WEATHER: Clear, Dry

ROAD CONDITIONS: paved black top, average width

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Samantha McKinstry

AGE:  23

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Pawlet, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Explorer

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Minor

HOSPITAL: Rutland Regional Medical Center

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

Troopers with the Rutland Barracks were alerted by 911 of a car that overturned and was in a corn field on Vermont Route 133 in the town of Pawlet, VT. Prior to Troopers arriving the operator was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center for minor injuries. When Troopers arrived on scene they observed a vehicle in a corn field facing East. After assessing the scene, Troopers met with the operator to obtain a statement at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Upon the conclusion of the investigation, Troopers determined that McKinstry had lost control of the vehicle, subsequently crossing the Eastbound lane of travel and left the roadway. After leaving the roadway the vehicle overturned. It was determined that neither speed nor alcohol were involved in this incident.

 

PBT%: N/A

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint ______________ T23 VSA _______

LODGED - LOCATION:     N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: NO

COURT ACTION: NO

COURT:

COURT DATE/TIME: