WHITINGHAM >> A missing man was found dead Friday.
According to the Vermont State Police, Jarred R. Bolognani, 27, of Whitingham, was deceased when he was located by friends along Burrington Hill Road in Whitingham at about 9:45 a.m. on Friday. Bolognani was the subject of a missing-person investigation that began Thursday.
A joint investigation by Vermont State Police and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner deemed that the death, although untimely, was not the result of foul play. An autopsy will be performed to determine an official cause and manner of death.
• At 12:15 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a report of a two-car crash. Investigation revealed that a vehicle being driven by Sara Macey, 55 of Canterbury, N.H. was traveling south on the Exit 3 southbound on-ramp on Interstate 91 when she was struck from behind. A vehicle being driven by Sean Sullivan, 40, of Brattleboro, had followed Macey up the on-ramp and as they were merging on to I-91, he was looking at the I-91 southbound traffic and accidentally drove into the back of Macey's car. No injuries were sustained in this crash.
• At about 5:45 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Ellen Ware Road in Brookline. It was determined that the vehicle was being operated by Aleksander J Pelton, 16, of Brookline. Through investigation it was determined that Pelton was traveling East on Ellen Ware Road, when he lost control of the vehicle when attempting to negotiate a curve. The vehicle, a 1994 Chevrolet truck, left the roadway and struck a tree, causing major damage to the vehicle. There were no injuries due to the crash. Pelton was issued a ticket as a result of the crash. His vehicle was towed away from the roadway.
• At about 1:37 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Tunnel Street in Readsboro. Investigation revealed that the operator of the vehicle, Mark Lord, 56, of Wilmington, was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. Lord was arrested and transported to the Wilmington Police Department, where he was fingerprinted, photographed, and issued a citation to appear in court at a later date.
• At about 1:40 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Higley Hill Road in Marlboro. Upon arrival, it was found that Tammie Laclair, 49, of Wilmington, was travelling east on Higley Hill Road in a 1995 Saturn sedan. Laclair was unable to negotiate the sharp turn at the intersection with Augur Hole Road. Her vehicle left the roadway and struck a wooden post before coming to rest in the grass island at the intersection. Laclair was not injured and reported she was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash. Laclair was issued a traffic ticket as a result of the crash. Members of the Marlboro Fire Department assisted at the scene. Scott Brooks Towing removed the vehicle.
• At about 5 p.m., members of the Brattleboro Fire Department, Rescue Inc., Vermont State Police and Brattleboro Police Department responded to a report of a single -vehicle crash. Investigation showed that Robin Eno, 55, of Swanzey, N.H., was operating his motorcycle in a group of other motorcyclists when he lost control. This caused Eno to drop his motorcycle, ejecting him from the seat. Eno was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Marlboro Road was closed from the area of Westgate Drive to the area of Dettman Drive between about 5 and 5:30 p.m.
• At about 11 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash into a tree over the embankment on Route 112 in Halifax. During the investigation, Peter J. Dempsey, 30, of Stamford, Conn., was found to be intoxicated. After field sobriety exercises, Dempsey was arrested for driving under the influence. Dempsey refused to provide a preliminary breath test at roadside. Dempsey was subsequently transported to Wilmington Police Department for processing. Dempsey was released with a citation to answer to a charge of DUI in court.
Halifax Fired Department assisted at the scene. The vehicle was towed by Al's Towing.
• The Vermont State Police responded to a residence on Lower Dover Road in Marlboro for a reported burglary. Upon investigation, it was determined the home had been entered and several items had been stolen sometime during Oct. 7. Police are looking for assistance from the public in regards to any suspicious individuals or activity in the area. Anonymous tips can be provided on the Vermont State Police website at: vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit. Information can also be provided by calling 802-722-4600.
• At about 2:30 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 112 in Halifax. It was determined that the vehicle was operated by Nicole M Kincer, 43, of Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Investigation revealed that Kincer was operating her vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. A preliminary breath test resulted in 0.137 percent breath alcohol content. Kincer was taken to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and was processed and cited for driving under the influence after receiving medical treatment for minor injuries.
• At about noon, the Vermont State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on Route 30 in Newfane. Jacqueline Poster, 22, of Newton, Mass., was operating a 2005 Subaru Forester and rear ended Jeffrey Anderson, 57, of Granville, N.Y., who was operating a 2012 Toyota Sienna. Both vehicles sustained minor damage and there were no injuries.
• At about 5:15 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a three-car crash on Interstate 91 in Rockingham. Upon arrival, troopers learned Paige K. Evans, 37, of Bennington, was traveling north on the right lane when an unknown red/burgundy sedan coming from the northbound entrance ramp was swerving and stopping as it tried to enter the interstate. This caused Evans confusion because she did not know if the unknown vehicle was going to enter the interstate and therefore she came to a stop on the interstate. As a result, David R. Harris, 53, of Belchertown, Mass., pressed hard on the brakes until his vehicle came to a complete stop as well. However, Lucille Dunn, 57, Wallingford, Conn., was too close to Harris' vehicle and when she pressed the brakes, her vehicle crashed into Harris' vehicle. This impact pushed Harris' vehicle forward, causing it to crash into Evans then crash into the guardrail. As a result of the crash, Evans sustained a minor neck injury and Harris a bruise on his back. Both were transported to Springfield Hospital. Bellows Fall and Walpole Fire Departments' and Golden Cross Rescue assisted at the scene. The vehicles owned by Harris and Dunn were towed by R & K Towing.
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