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April 25, 2020

St. Albans Barracks// Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  20A201766                                         

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper WEED

STATION: St. Albans                       

CONTACT#: 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: 04/25/20

STREET: VT RT 105

TOWN: Sheldon

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Woods Hill Rd

WEATHER: Sunny

ROAD CONDITIONS: Ideal

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: John Gamache

AGE: 61     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Albans

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2013

VEHICLE MAKE: Freightliner

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Passenger’s side of vehicle, trailer, and spilled milk

INJURIES: None

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On April 25, 2020 in the early afternoon hours, Operator 1 was travelling West on VT RT 105 when he approached the sharp corner near the intersection of Woods Hill Rd in the town of Sheldon. The Operator was operating a TT unit with a full milk tank. The TT unit was operated at a speed imprudent for the layout of the roadway, and the vehicle overturned onto it’s side.

 

Sheldon fire dept., AmCare, and VSP Troopers responded to the scene. The roadway was shut down temporarily while the TT unit was removed, and the male operator was uninjured as a result from the crash.

 

 

 

 

 

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