Hit-and-run takes down utility pole in North Troy

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NORTH TROY — A driver from Connecticut was cited today after police say he snapped a utility pole in half during a hit-and-run in North Troy.

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At around 11:00 a.m. police received a report of a crash on VT Route 105.

The Vermont Electric Company reported someone struck a utility pole, snapping it in half before leaving the scene.

A trooper who responded found a Connecticut license plate in the debris. The plate belonged to a blue, 2018 Ford F-150 rental vehicle.

Several hours after, the trooper spotted a blue F-150 with damage consistent with the crash in a parking lot down the street.

The driver was identified as Artur Kapusicnski, 51, of Newington, CT.

Kapusicnski told police he had not been injured in the crash.

He was issued a citation for leaving the scene of a crash.