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December 22, 2019

St. Johnsbury / Fatal Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 19A407237                                     

TROOPER: David Garces

STATION: St. Johnsbury                             

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 12/21/19 at 2339 hours

STREET: Hutchinson Drive

TOWN: St. Johnsbury

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Severance Hill Road

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Gravel/ Snow covered

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Patricia Patenaude

AGE:  65   

SEAT BELT? N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Concord, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2014

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Fusion

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Total

INJURIES: Deceased

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 12/22/19, at 1350 hours, Vermont State Troopers were notified of an over-due motorist in the area of Chesterfield Hollow Road and Severance Hill Road, in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Troopers located the vehicle on its roof in a brook, off of Hutchinson Drive. Investigation revealed that the operator, Patricia Patenaude went off the road last night between 2330 - 0000 hours. Patricia was pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, this crash remains under investigation.