May 27, 2020
*Updated* Derby Barracks/Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 20A501728
TROOPER FULL NAME: Jeff Ferrier
STATION: Derby
CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

DATE/TIME: 5/19/20 1450 Hours
STREET: 2920 VT RT 105 E
TOWN: Derby
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Bushey Hill Road
WEATHER: Clear
ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR #1: Ouida Testut
AGE: 87
SEAT BELT? N/A
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Island Pond, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2014
VEHICLE MAKE: Chrysler
VEHICLE MODEL: 200
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Total
HOSPITAL: North Country Hospital/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
INJURIES: Operator #1 had sustained injuries from the crash and was transported by Newport EMS to North Country Hospital ER. Operator #1 was later transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

*UPDATE* Operator #1, Quida Testut, had succumbed to her injuries sustained from the crash during the late evening hours of 5/24/20.

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On the above date and time, State Police responded to 2920 VT RT 105 E in the town of Derby, for a single vehicle crash. The operator of vehicle #1 had sustained injuries to her person and was transported to North Country Hospital by EMS. The investigation revealed that vehicle #1 had left the roadway to the right, crashing into a culvert. Operator #1 was the sole occupant in the vehicle. It did not appear as though speed was a factor in the cause of the crash. The investigation is ongoing.

Trooper Jeff Ferrier
Vermont State Police
Troop A – Derby Barracks
35 Crawford Rd
Derby, VT 05829
[email protected]
(802) 334-8881

at 5/27/2020 12:05:00 PM
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