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February 17, 2020

Newport/Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:20A500642                                                     

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:Trooper Richard Berlandy

STATION:Derby                            

CONTACT#:802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME:02/15/2020 1425

STREET:Lake Rd

TOWN:Newport Center

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:4209 Lake Rd

WEATHER:Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS:Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR:Aaron Martin

AGE: 39    

SEAT BELT? N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Dallas, PA

 

VEHICLE YEAR:2012

VEHICLE MAKE:Polaris

VEHICLE MODEL:Snowmobile

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2:Front Right

INJURIES: None

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR:Michael Fontaine

AGE: 32    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR:2017

VEHICLE MAKE:Ford

VEHICLE MODEL:Focus

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1:Front left side

INJURIES:None

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 02/15/2020 the Vermont State Police responded to a reported vehicle versus snowmobile crash on the Lake rd in the town of Newport. Through the investigation it was determined that Fontaine crashed into Martin while Martin was crossing on his snowmobile. It was determined that Martin had failed to yield to the oncoming traffic before crossing the roadway. Martin sustained no injuries as a result of this crash.

 

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint 3335601 T23 VSA 1046

 

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Trooper Richard Berlandy

Vermont State Police

Troop A – Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Road

Derby, Vermont 05829

Richard.Berlandy@Vermont.gov

802-334-8881