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May 14, 2018

VSP Middlesex / Motor Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 18A302043                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trp. Richard Ostrout

STATION: VSP Middlesex             

CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 05/10/18 @ 0958 hrs.

STREET: Interstate 89

TOWN: Waterbury, VT

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Exit 10 southbound off ramp & US Rte. 100

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Emile Cote

AGE: 69   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Charlotte, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2017

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Colorado

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front hood and grille

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Tyler Main

AGE: 47   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Underhill, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: Freight liner

VEHICLE MODEL: TT

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: None

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 05/10/18, at approximately 0958 hours, the Vermont State Police received a

report of a collision of two vehicles on the exit 10 southbound off ramp, on Interstate 89, in the Town of Waterbury, VT.

 

Operator Tyler Main, of Underhill, VT, was stopped at a red light while exiting the interstate when his TT Unit was struck from behind by operator Emile Cote, of Charlotte, VT. No injuries were reported and Cote's vehicle sustained minor damage. Inattention and fatigue appeared to be a contributing factor to the crash.