Two-vehicle rollover crash on I-89 in South Burlington

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SOUTH BURLINGTON — Police responded to a rollover crash in South Burlington yesterday.

Authorities were notified of a two-vehicle crash on I-89 north at around 10:15 a.m.

Police say they located the first vehicle at a position of controlled rest on the shoulder and the second vehicle was at a position of uncontrolled rest on its roof in the swamp embankment when they arrived.

According to the report, Matthew Proof, 33, of Calais, was traveling north on I-89 in the left lane before the crash.

Proof told police that he activated his blinker to change lanes.

While merging Proof heard a horn and struck Charles Schmitt, 37, of Milton, who was traveling in the right lane, causing him to lose control and roll over into the embankment.

Troopers were assisted by the South Burlington Fire Department.

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