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July 26, 2018

SHAFTSBURY BARRACKS/MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH/TOWN OF SUNDERLAND

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 18B302452   
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Justin Walker
STATION: Shaftsbury Field Station  
CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

DATE/TIME: 07/26/18 @ 0342 hours
STREET: South Road
TOWN: Sunderland
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Youngs Road
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:
WEATHER: Rainy
ROAD CONDITIONS: wet

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Fritz Kerner
AGE: 38     
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sunderland, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2017
VEHICLE MAKE: Dodge
VEHICLE MODEL: Ram
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Heavy damamge to front passenger side engine compartment and passenger side front wheel torn from vehicle
INJURIES: None
HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY)

VEHICLE #2
OPERATOR: N/A single vehicle crash
AGE:     
SEAT BELT? Y/N
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

VEHICLE YEAR:
VEHICLE MAKE:
VEHICLE MODEL:
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2:
INJURIES:
HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY)



SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 07/26/18 Vermont State Police were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on South Road in Sunderland. Troopers arrived on scene and began an investigation into the incident. Investigation determined the operator, Fritz Kerner, was traveling north on South Road a the time of the crash. Kerner reported having been fatigued and fell asleep at the wheel, causing him to lose control of the vehicle and go off the roadway.


Kerner was not injured in the crash. Investigation of the crash remains open.  

 


Vermont Civil Violation Complaint None at this time T23 VSA _______
LODGED - LOCATION: 
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: Y/N
COURT ACTION: Y/N
COURT:
COURT DATE/TIME: N/A     1300 hours 


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Tpr Justin Walker
Vermont State Police 'C' Troop
Shaftsbury Barracks
96 Airport Rd
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
802-442-5421