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Attempt to Elude, Negligent Operation, Violation Cond. of Release

Max Peyton, 25, of Brattleboro, VT

Sgt. Witherbee

On 04/16/17, approximately 0024 hours, a Brattleboro Police officer attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop on Canal St. and the male operator, identified as Max Peyton, took off at a high rate of speed onto I91 north. Peyton was operating a 2005 Honda Civic.

The officer lost sight of the vehicle and continued north. The officer came upon the vehicle that had crashed at the Exit 2 off ramp. Three occupants were outside of the vehicle at this time.

Rescue Inc. and Brattleboro Fire responded to the scene. The operator, Max Peyton (age 25 of Brattleboro) and a passenger, a 28 year old female from Brattleboro, were transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for minor injuries. Another passenger, a 29 year old male from Brattleboro was treated on scene and released.

I91 Exit 2 northbound was closed temporarily while emergency workers tended to the occupants.

Peyton was charged with Violation of Conditions of Release, Attempting to Elude Police and Negligent Operation. Peyton will appear in Windham County Superior Court at a later date. This investigation is currently ongoing.