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.
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.Are you on Instagram? Cool. So are we. CLICK HERE to follow us for a behind the scenes look at Newport Dispatch.