On Sunday, Sept. 15 at approximately 11:25 a.m. State Police
investigated a motor vehicle crash involving multiple
Brian Miller, age 54 from Shoreham, was driving his 2004 Kia Optima
east on Vt. Route 74. When Miller's vehicle crossed into the east
bound lane striking multiple bicyclists. Two bicyclists were
critically injured and transported to Porter Hospital in Middlebury
for stabilization before being transferred to Fletcher Allen
hospital in Burlington. Both were subsequently listed in fair
The cyclists were participating in "Tour De Farm," a 30-mile
group ride on Sunday morning.
A court date was set for the following day, Sept. 16. In the
meantime, Miller was held at Porter Hospital for evaluation in the
custody of Vt. Corrections with a $50,000 bail set. Police said
Miller had a previous warrant on an unrelated DUI charge.
The insured bicyclists were identified as a female juvenile, age
15 from Williamstown, MA, who suffered a fractured pelvis. And
Martin Veit, age 35 from Moretown, Vt, who suffered head trauma,
multiple fractures, internal injuries.
Police said Veit went through the car windshield.