Car crashes into the Black River in Irasburg

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IRASBURG — A 55-year-old woman from Irasburg walked away with only minor injuries after her car crashed into the Black River on Saturday.

At around 5:15 p.m., police responded to the single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Vermont Route 58 and Covered Bridge Road in Irasburg.

The driver was identified as Karla Riendeau.

According to the report, Riendeau lost control of her vehicle while headed west on Route 58.

The vehicle left the roadway before traveling over an embankment and rolling onto its roof in the river.

It came to a final rest partially submerged in the water.

Riendeau was pulled out of the vehicle by someone who passed by during the crash.

According to the report, Riendeau sustained only minor injuries.

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