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Two bicyclists hit by car in Shoreham suffer severe injuries

On Sunday, Sept. 15 at approximately 11:25 a.m. State Police investigated a motor vehicle crash involving multiple bicyclists.
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 condition.

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.