VSP Seek Help with Motorcycle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH/LEAVING THE SCENE OF A CRASH

CASE#: 13C104726

TROOPER: Senior Trooper Michael Tietz STATION: Rutland CONTACT#: 773-9101

DATE/TIME: 08/18/2013 at approximately 1211 hours

LOCATION (specific): VT RT 100, Killington, Vermont

VEHICLE #1 OPERATOR: Unknown

VEHICLE #2 OPERATOR: Paul Thornhill AGE: 54 SEAT BELT: N/A

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sioux Falls, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: Black 2007 Yamaha XVS1300CT (Motorcycle)

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Minor Damage to the rear end

INJURIES: Yes

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD COND: Clear

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On August 18, 2013, at approximately 1211 hours, the Vermont State Police responded to a motorcycle crash with injuries on VT RT 100 in Killington, Vermont. Upon arrival Troopers observed a black 2007 Yamaha XVS1300CT on the side of the roadway. The operator was Paul Thornhill. Thornhill advised a vehicle traveling in the other direction crossed into his lane and he swerved to avoid the collision. He went off the road and was thrown from the motorcycle. Thornhill sustained a laceration his face and a possible rib injury. The Vermont State Police is asking if anyone has any information on the other vehicle involved to contact the Vermont State Police at Rutland, 802-773-9101. Information can also be submitted anonymously online at http://www.vtips.info or text “CRIMES” (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS

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