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Update: Shaftsbury Barracks/Fatal MV CRASH/Rt 9 Woodford

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  21B302288                                     

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper David Pfindel

STATION: Shaftsbury                                  

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 08/11/2021, 1513 hours

STREET: VT 9

TOWN: Woodford

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: In the area of 7400

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Sunny

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Edwin Yegir

AGE:  58

SEAT BELT? No

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Cambridge, Mass.

VIOLATION(S):

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2021

VEHICLE MAKE: Ducati                

VEHICLE MODEL: Streetfighter

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Totaled

INJURIES: Fatal

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Michelle Paul

AGE: 53

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bangor, ME

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2021

VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru

VEHICLE MODEL: Ascent

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Front end

INJURIES: N/A

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

The victim is identified as Edwin Yegir, 58, of Cambridge, Mass.

 

 

***Initial news release, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021***

Vehicle #1 was traveling east on VT Route 9 in the Town of Woodford at a high rate of speed.  V#1 entered a curve going too fast causing the operator to cross the yellow line into the west bound lane, striking a vehicle traveling west (V#2). Op#1 sustained serious fatal injuries. Op#2 was uninjured.  This crash remains under investigation.   

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaints: None

LODGED – LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

COURT ACTION: No

COURT: N/A

COURT DATE/TIME: N/A

 

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