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Furman Horton - Motor Vehicle Accident



Vt. State Police - 3:10 am Mon Jun 24th, 2019

On June 23, 2019 Vermont State Police received a report of a vehicle which had crashed into a ledge on I-89 in Richmond. State Police, Richmond Police, Chittenden County Sheriff's Dept., Richmond Fire and EMS responded.

Investigation determined a 2012 Chevrolet truck being driven by Furman Horton had collided with a guardrail while traveling southbound on I-89. The drivers side of the vehicle had slid along a section of guardrail, causing the vehicle to slow down.
After traveling the length of the guardrail the vehicle crossed into the median at low speeds and traveled across the northbound lanes. The vehicle came to uncontrolled rest
along a rock ledge off the northbound lane.

Richmond EMS transported Horton to the University of Vermont Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.
At the time of this release, road conditions, speed and impairment are not considered factors. An investigation is ongoing.

Sergeant William Warner
Vermont State Police
2777 St. George Rd.
Williston, VT 05495
(802)-878-7111

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
NEWS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
CASE#: 19A102967
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Andrew Collier
STATION: VSP Williston
CONTACT#: 802-878-7111
DATE/TIME: 6/23/2019 / 1846 hrs.
STREET: I-89
TOWN: Richmond
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 76.6
WEATHER: clear
ROAD CONDITIONS: clear, dry
VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Furman Horton
AGE: 62
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Morrisville, VT
VEHICLE YEAR: 2012
VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet
VEHICLE MODEL: Truck
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Minor front end damage
INJURIES: Fatal
HOSPITAL: University of Vermont Medical Center

Relevant Address(es):
St George, VT 05495 (Set as Local)
Richmond, VT 05477 (Set as Local)
Chittenden, VT 05737 (Set as Local)
Morrisville, VT 05661 (Set as Local)
Williston, VT 05495 (Set as Local)

Related Businesses
Vermont State Police, Williston Barracks
Williston
24.7 miles

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