On 09/07/2016 at approximately 1937 hours Brattleboro Police responded to the boat launch at the end of Old Ferry Road for a report of a motor vehicle that was in the river and the vehicle was vacant. The Brattleboro Fire Department Dive Team and Chesterfield Police Department also responded.
Upon arrival police met with Blake R. Vonasek of Brattleboro. Vonasek stated that he parked his vehicle on the boat ramp and exited his vehicle. While he was outside his vehicle, the vehicle began rolling into the river. The vehicle then became submerged. His vehicle was a black 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
The vehicle was then successfully removed from the water.