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June 28, 2018

FW: VSP Royalton - Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Hartland - UPDATE

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE - UPDATE

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 18B202636                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Corporal Mark Harvey

STATION: VSP Royalton                                           

CONTACT#: 802-234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 06-28-2018 07:33AM

STREET: Interstate 91 North Bound

TOWN: Hartland

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Exit 9

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: mm60

WEATHER: Rain           

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Joshua Rondeau

AGE: 37    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Charlestown, NH

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2008

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Silverado

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Laura McNaughton

AGE:  36   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Perkinsville, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2007

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Matrix

 

 

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Total Loss

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Total Loss

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 06-28-2018 at 07:33am Vermont State Police responded to the report of a two car motor vehicle crash on Interstate 91 in the Town of Hartland. The crash occurred in the area of mile marker 60 north bound near Exit 9. Investigation revealed that the 2008 Chevy truck being operated by Joshua Rondeau of Charlestown, NH was traveling south bound on I91, lost control and crossed the median striking the 2007 Toyota Matrix head on which was traveling north bound. The operator of the Toyota Matrix, 36 year old Laura McNaughton of Perkinsville, VT was pronounced dead at the scene, her 8 year old child, Isaac McNaughton sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. The operator of the Chevy truck and two juvenile occupants, 8 year old Makayla Rondeau and 11 year old Shane Esh were also transported to DHMC with non-life threatening injuries. I91 north bound was closed for a period of time at exit 9 while crash investigators completed their on scene investigation. It was reopened at approximately 1:00PM. Investigation to the cause of the crash is ongoing at this time.

 

Lieutenant Roger Farmer

Station Commander

Search & Rescue Team Leader

Vermont State Police

Troop B Royalton

Ph: 802-234-9933

Fax: 802-234-6520