Archive for October 6th, 2012

Police Seek Help With I-91 Pedestrian Death

UPDATE: October 8th, Vermont State Police are looking for information from anyone who may have seen or know about a THIRD vehicle that may have originally hit and left the pedestrian referenced in the press release below.  VSP would also like to speak with anyone who had interaction with the victim on October 5th, 2012.

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 12D304472

TROOPER: Tpr. Andrew Collier STATION: Royalton CONTACT#: 802-234-9933

DATE/TIME: 10/06/12 @ Approximately 0224 hours

LOCATION (specific): I-91 Southbound at MM73 in Hartford, VT

VEHICLE OPERATOR #1: Shane Harlow AGE: 47 SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Quechee, VT

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2002 Toyota Highlander

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Minor damage

VEHICLE OPERATOR #2: Justin Ciccarelli Age: 37 SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Windsor, VT

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2003 Honda Accord

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Minor damage

PEDESTRIAN #1: Mikhail Lomakin, Age 24

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Norwich, VT

HOSPITAL: N/A
WEATHER: Light Rain/Fog
ROAD COND: Wet

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

Vermont State Police in Royalton were dispatched to a report of a fatal accident involving a Pedestrian on I-91 Southbound at mile marker 73 in Hartford. Initial investigation showed that the Pedestrian had been struck by two different vehicles on I-91.

Both Operator’s had been traveling southbound on I-91 they observed a large object in the roadway, that they initially believed to be a dead animal, upon getting close to the object, they realized that it was a person lying in the right travel lane of I-91. Both Operators were unable to avoid colliding with the person in the roadway. The Pedestrian was deceased at the scene, and was transported to the OCME in Burlington for an autopsy.

Anyone who was traveling on I-91 between Exit 14 and Exit 11 on early Saturday morning (10/6/12) between approximately 1:00 AM and 2:30 AM that saw a pedestrian on the roadway or anything suspicious is asked to call Vermont State Police in Royalton at 802-234-9933.

Additionally Vermont State Police would like to hear from anyone that had contact with Mikhail Lomakin on October 6th, 2012