08 October 2021
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander


On October 7, 2021, at 9:36 a.m., State Police responded to County Route 1, in the town of Fort Covington for a report of a one car motor vehicle crash. A 2014 Subaru Forrester operated by 53-year-old Suzanne K. Seidel-Patnode of Fort Covington, was traveling south and ran off the east shoulder of the roadway, overturning and striking a concrete barrier. Franklin County Coroner Brian Langdon responded to the scene and pronounced Seidel-Patnode deceased. An autopsy is tentatively scheduled for October 8, 2021, at the University of Vermont Health Network at the Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital in Plattsburgh. 



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