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July 1, 2017

Westminster Barracks / Motor Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17B104096                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sgt. Mark A. Perkins

STATION: VSP Westminster                                        

CONTACT#: (802)722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 06/30/2017 @ 1016 hours

STREET: US 91 / mm 57  

TOWN: Windsor

 

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD CONDITIONS: Clear

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Sara Houghton

AGE:  43   

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Charlestown, NH

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2013

VEHICLE MAKE: Jeep

VEHICLE MODEL: Wrangler

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Vehicle Totaled

 

INJURIES: Sara Houghton

HOSPITAL: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 06/30/2017 at approximately 1016 hours, members of the Vermont State Police, Westminster Barracks were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on US 91, near mile marker #57, in Windsor, VT. During the investigation, it was determined Vehicle #1(Houghton) was traveling north on US 91. The operator reported she attempted to avoid an animal in the roadway and while doing so struck a section of guardrail, causing totaling damage to the vehicle.

 

Vermont State Police were assisted at the scene by members of the Windsor Fire Department and Rescue Squad.

 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at the above numbers   Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.vtips.info or text "CRIMES" (274637) to Keyword:  VTIPS

 

 

 

Sergeant Mark A. Perkins 

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police  Troop B

1330 Westminster Heights Road

Westminster, VT 05346

(802)722-4600  / (802)722-4691 fax

mark.perkins@vermont.gov

 

 

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