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August 4, 2018

Motor Vehicle Crash / Shaftsbury Barracks

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 18B302570                           

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Benjamin Irwin

STATION: Shaftsbury                     

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 8/4/2018 - 0757 hours

STREET: Route 7

TOWN: Sunderland

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Exit 3

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 24

WEATHER: Raining

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Patrick Lanteigne

AGE: 52   

SEAT BELT? No

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2001

VEHICLE MAKE: Dodge  

VEHICLE MODEL: Dakota

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Neck/Shoulder pain - Minor

HOSPITAL: Southern Vermont Medical Center

 

Passenger #1: Mark Shook

AGE: 68   

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington VT

INJURIES: Neck/Shoulder pain, Abrasions to face and hands - Minor

HOSPITAL: Southern Vermont Medical Center

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On August 4, 2018 at approximately 0757 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State

Police, Shaftsbury Barracks responded to a single motor vehicle crash on Route 7

at mile marker 24 between the exit 3 on/off ramp in Sunderland VT. Patrick

Lanteigne was operating a 2001 Dodge Dakota, traveling northbound. The vehicle

began to hydroplane, crossing the centerline and hitting the guardrail on the

southbound side. The vehicle then rolled, coming to rest on its roof. Lanteigne

was able to safely get out of the vehicle under his own power. The passenger,

Mark Shook was trapped inside and needed to be assisted out by responding units.

Both occupants were transported to SVMC for evaluation and cleared with minor

injuries.

 

Trooper Benjamin Irwin

Vermont State Police

96 Airport Rd

Shaftsbury VT, 05262

802-442-5421