It is extremely important to be careful when you share the road with cars and trucks whether you are walking, crossing the road, biking or running. Vehicles will always win so error on the side of caution.
NEW HAVEN BARRACKS / FATAL PEDESTRIAN CRASH
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Sean Hauter / Rob Helm
STATION: Vermont State Police – New Haven
DATE/TIME: 05/05/20 @ 2245 hrs.
STREET: Ethan Allen Highway (USHY #7)
TOWN: New Haven Junction
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Town Hill Road
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: NA
ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry pavement, free from debris.
OPERATOR: Arthur Derosia
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Swanton, VT
VEHICLE YEAR: 2012
VEHICLE MAKE: Freightliner
VEHICLE MODEL: Tanker Truck
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Minor front-end contact damage.
NAME: UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:
VEHICLE YEAR: NA
VEHICLE MAKE: NA
VEHICLE MODEL: NA
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE NA
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On 05/05/2020 at approximately 2245 Troopers from the Vermont State Police were detailed to the area of Ethan Allen Highway (USHY # 7) and Town Hill Rd. for reported traffic crash involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival to the area it was learned that an unknown male had been struck by a northbound vehicle operated by Arthur Derosia (54) of Swanton, VT.
Preliminary investigation indicated Derosia was traveling northbound at a rate of approximately 50 miles
per hour; the posted speed limit. Derosia struck the unknown pedestrian in the northbound lane of travel. The unidentified male was pronounced deceased at the scene.
It does not appear that speed, alcohol or drug impairment was a factor in this crash. This crash is under investigation, anyone with information regarding this crash should contact the Vermont State Police, New Haven Barracks
Once a positive identification of the pedestrian has been made, an updated news release will be provided.
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