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Cell Phone Automatically Calls 911, Brings Quick Aid

On Thursday, April 25, at approximately 10:02 p.m., Vermont 911 received a report of a possible motor vehicle crash on Rte. 15 in Hardwick. This was reported by an iPhone activation that showed the subscriber had been in a significant crash. The iPhone picked up screaming and yelling in the background. The Hardwick Fire, Rescue and Police Departments responded and found a black Ford Focus upside down in a ditch near the address of 1672. This was the only vehicle involved in the crash.

The driver was identified as Jasmine Bell, of Greensboro. The two passengers were identified as Sierra Hamilton, of Lyndonville and Ashli Hamilton, of Groveton, N.H. The driver and two passengers were transported to Copley Hospital by Hardwick Rescue for significant injuries.

The preliminary investigation determined Bell was operating the vehicle eastbound on Rte. 15 The vehicle drifted across the westbound lane, into and then through a cow corral. It then vaulted onto a concrete wall and flipped over landing on its roof. All the airbags deployed.

Bell was exhibiting signs of intoxication. She was processed for DUI at Copley Hospital. The vehicle was not registered and not insured. The investigation is ongoing.

On May 3 at 8:34 a.m., Linda Thompson reported that the fuel oil tank was taken from her mother’s house on Mackville Road. The 275 gallon tank was on a slab in front of the house. She said it was taken in the last 24 hours as she had been there the previous day. If anyone has any information about this case, call the Hardwick Police Department at 802-472-5475.

The Hardwick Police Report is based on information provided by the police and is not a comprehensive list of police activity. Individuals named in the Police Report are presumed to be innocent until they plead or are found guilty in court.

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