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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Two vehicle crash on Ft. Bridgman Rd. in Vernon


Incident: 17WHC003609
Date: 08/03/17
Location: Ft. Bridgman Rd., Vernon
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton

Operator #1: Jay Karpin
Age: 93
City & State of Residence: Brattleboro, VT

Operator #2: Joseph Sikoski
Age: 25
City & State of Residence: Turners Falls, MA

Description: On 08/03/17 at approximately 1754 hours I the Windham County Sheriff's Office-Vernon Division was dispatched to a two vehicle traffic crash on Ft. Bridgman Rd. near Cersosimo's Lumber. Investigation found that Vehicle #1 being operated by Jay Karpin crossed the center line causing Vehicle #1's side mirror to strike the side mirror of Vehicle #2 operated by Joseph Sikoski. Sleep deprivation is believed to be the major contributing factor in this crash.