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On June 3, at approximately 7:19 a.m., the Vermont State Police received a report of a vehicle that left the scene of a crash at the intersection of US Rte. 2 and Vt. Rte. 15 in the town of Danville. It was reported on May 31 between 8:15 and 8:30 p.m. a pickup truck towing a trailer, possibly containing sheet metal, was traveling west on US Rte. 2 when an item protruding from the trailer struck Daniel Baumann, of Wolcott, who was also raveling west bound on US Rte. 2 on a bicycle.

Witnesses advised Baumann was traveling on the shoulder of the road at the time of this incident.

Baumann sustained minor injury from the collision and was transported to Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital for treatment for his injuries. Witnesses also advised the vehicle did not stop after the collision occurred and continued westbound on US Rte. 2.

The incident remains under investigation and anyone with information in regard to this mater is asked to contact the Vermont State Police St. Johnsbury Barracks at (802) 748-3111.

On June 8 at 3:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police was notified of a missing person complaint originating in the town of Marshfield. It is reported that Morris Lasell was last seen last Saturday, June 8 in Marshfield with his wife Brenda Lasell. Lasell went on a walk with his wife and a friend and went off on his own. Lasell did not return from the walk.
Update: At approximately 12 p.m., Lasell was located safe. He made his way out of a wooded area to a nearby residence approximately 1.5 miles from where he was last seen. The Vermont State Police Search and Rescue Team, the Vermont State Police Unmanned Aerial System Team, New England K9 Search and Rescue, Upper Valley Wilderness Response Team, rescue Inc., Waterbury Backcountry Search and Rescue and the Marshfield Volunteer Fire Department responded to the search Saturday evening. Searching continued throughout the night and into Sunday, when Lasell was located. Approximately 60 searchers assisted. There were numerous community members who supported the search effort as well. Lasell was treated by East Montpelier Rescue and the Plainfield Fast squad, and transported to Central Vermont Medical Center for precautionary measures.

The State 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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