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March 21, 2020

St Johnsbury / 2 Vehicle property damage crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 20A401534                                     

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Sean Brennan

STATION: St Johnsbury                

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 3/21/20 1335 hours

STREET: VT Rt 15

TOWN: Walden

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Davidson Drive

WEATHER: Clear             

ROAD CONDITIONS: Clear

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Mitchell Shatney

AGE: 35    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: West Danville, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2003

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Corolla

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: None

 

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Gabriel Cole

AGE: 50    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Williamstown, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2018

VEHICLE MAKE: Dodge

VEHICLE MODEL: Ram 1500

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Minor rear end damage

INJURIES: None

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 3/21/20 at 1335 hours State Police were notified of a 2 vehicle crash on VT Rt 15 in the town of Walden, VT. There were no injuries reported. The Walden Fire Department responded to the scene along with Troopers. Investigation revealed Cole was stopped on VT Rt 15 preparing to make a left turn with his turn signal activated when Shatney struck Cole's vehicle from behind. Shatney's vehicle had to be towed from the scene and Cole was able to drive his truck from the scene.

 

Trooper Brennan

VSP Bradford

1594 Waits River Road

Bradford, VT 05033