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September 30, 2020
Shaftsbury Barracks// 2 Car Rollover Crash
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

NEWS INCIDENT

CASE#: 20B303241

RANK / TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Shawn Sommers

STATION: Shaftsbury

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

DATE/TIME: September 30, 2020, at approximately 1200 hours

STREET: VT RT 9

TOWN: Woodford, Vermont

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Notch Road / Rock Cuts

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Alan G. Mack

AGE: 64

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington, Vermont

VEHICLE YEAR: 2012

VEHICLE MAKE: Mazda

VEHICLE MODEL: MZ3

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Suspected

HOSPITAL: SVMC

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Martin J. Jacobs

AGE: 62

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Searsburg, Vermont

VEHICLE YEAR: 2016

VEHICLE MAKE: Chev

VEHICLE MODEL: Impala

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: No

HOSPITAL: No

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On September 30, 2020, at approximately 1200 hours, Troopers at the Vermont State Police – Shaftsbury Barracks responded to a two- vehicle rollover crash on VT RT 9, in the Town of Woodford, Vermont.

Investigation revealed OP #1 (Mack) was travelling west on VT RT 9, when he lost control of VH#1 and crossed over into the eastbound lane of travel. VH #1 collided with VH#2, resulting in VH#2 overturning off the eastbound shoulder of the roadway. OP#1 sustained suspected minor injuries and was transported to SVMC for further evaluation.

This section of VT RT 9 is currently closed and suspected to open shortly. The Vermont State Police were assisted by Bennington Fire, Rescue, and Police services during this crash.

LODGED – LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: No

COURT ACTION: No

COURT: N/A

COURT DATE/TIME: N/A

*Please note: court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

Trooper Shawn Sommers

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Field Station

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury,VT 05262

Trooper Shawn Sommers

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Field Station

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury,VT 05262

at 9/30/2020 01:10:00 PM
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