Driver dies after hitting cow at high speed on Vermont road

Published: Oct. 10, 2022 at 7:51 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 10, 2022 at 3:19 PM EDT
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SHELDON, Vt. (WCAX) - Police say a Vermont man was speeding when he crashed into a cow and died in the wreck.

It happened on Route 105 Sunday around 10:50 p.m. near the Abbey Restaurant in Sheldon.

Police say Jason St. Pierre, 48, of Enosburg, was speeding in a luxury sedan when he hit a cow in the roadway. His 30-year-old passenger told police St. Pierre was doing more than 100 mph when they crashed.

A nurse rushed to help and told 911 dispatchers that St. Pierre was dead at the scene. EMS crews attempted to revive St. Pierre when they arrived but they were not successful.

Anyone who saw the crash is asked to call the state police in St. Albans at 802-524-5993.

The cow died and police are looking for the owner of the animal.