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Crash injures pedestrian at Killington Post Office

On Dec. 22, at approximately 11:33 a.m., Vermont State Police responded to crash involving a motor vehicle and pedestrian within the Killington Post Office parking lot located at 2046 US Route 4, in Killington, Vt.

Upon the arrival of State Police, the pedestrian, Sean McKinnon, had already been transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center due to injuries to his legs and hip.

The operator of the vehicle involved was identified as Doris Cormier, age 69 from Killington, Vt. She told police that she could not stop her Lexis G47 as she pulled into the parking lot. Cormier advised that her car pinned pedestrian Sean McKinnon against the wall as he was walking alongside the building. She then placed reversed and backed into two vehicles parked nearby.

Investigation confirmed this. McKinnon was pinned against the building's exterior wall and was forced into a large window on the Post Office. Cormier reversed into a 2003 Toyota Tundra, owned by Edward Manning, age 42 from Killington, and a 2000 GMC Jimmy, owned by Brenda Oney, also from Killington. Their cars were parked on the northern side of the parking lot.
Drugs and alcohol were not a factor in this crash.  

The Killington Fire Department, Killington Rescue Squad and Rutland Regional Ambulance Service assisted at the crash scene.