Thu, Aug 15, 2013 10:10 PM
PROCTOR - On Aug. 8, at approx. 8:44 a.m., the Vermont State
Police were dispatched to the area of Newton Street, north of
Garden Street, in the town of Proctor for a single vehicle motor
Upon arrival, Troopers located a 2007 Toyota Rav 4 that had crashed
into a tree. The operator was the lone occupant of the vehicle and
was identified as Charlotte Keenan, age 87, of Rutland, Vt.
Proctor Fire & Rescue and Regional Ambulance were on scene
attending to Keenan. When the police arrived Keenan was alert and
conscious. Due to extensive injuries, she was transported to the
Rutland Regional Medical Center and then air lifted to the
Dartmouth Hospital in Hanover, NH. Keenan had been wearing her
seatbelt but suffered extensive chest trauma and rib
She reportedly died the morning of Aug. 10 as a result of
complications from the injuries she sustained.
The vehicle was deemed totaled.
The single motor vehicle crash is still under investigation and
anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State
Police at 802-773-9101.