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MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 20A401834

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Rodzel

STATION: St. Johnsbury Barracks

CONTACT#: (802)222-4680

DATE/TIME: April 11, 2020 at approximately 1833 hours

STREET: VT Route 25

TOWN: Bradford

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Chase Hollow Rd

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS: Black top, dry

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Mackenzie Cutting

AGE: 21

SEAT BELT? N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Durham, NH

VEHICLE YEAR: 2017

VEHICLE MAKE: Nissan

VEHICLE MODEL: Rogue

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Major front end damage

INJURIES: Suspected Minor Injuries

HOSPITAL: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Tyler Blake

AGE: 25

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bradford, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2018

VEHICLE MAKE: Jeep

VEHICLE MODEL: Renegade

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Totaled

INJURIES: Suspected Minor Injuries

HOSPITAL: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On April 11, 2020 at approximately 1833 hours, Troopers from the St. Johnsbury

Barracks responded to a reported two vehicle crash on Route 25, near the

intersection of Chase Hollow Rd, in Bradford. Upon arrival, Troopers discovered

that Mackenzie Cutting drove her vehicle into the opposite lane, striking Tyler

Blake’s vehicle which was travelling in the opposite direction.

Troopers detected indicators of impairment from Cutting and tested her utilizing

Field Sobriety tests. Troopers believed Cutting to be under the influence of

alcohol and she was then transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

(DHMC) for treatment.

Charges pending the results of a blood test.