Snowy roads leads to crash

On March 7, with snow on the ground, at approximately 1:49 p.m. the Vermont State Police responded to a report of a crash on Route 30 in Poultney. The crash occurred approximately 300 feet south of the intersection of Kerber Lane and Route 30. Troopers observed a two vehicle crash with no injuries. The vehicles involved were a red 2001 Subaru Legacy that was parked in a driveway, and a black 2004 Ford Ranger that was in a ditch. VSP found through an accident investigation that Charlen Grobben, 43, of Poultney, the operator of the Subaru, was traveling north on Route 30 and was turning left into a driveway. Eric Thomson, 41, of Wells, the operator of the Ford, was traveling behind her and hit her driver's side front quarter panel with Thomson's passenger side front quarter panel as Grobben was turning left. Thomson and his Ford then went into the ditch. All parties were seat belted at the time of the crash.

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