DUI after Newport man crashes head-on into a plow truck

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NEWPORT — A 30-year-old man from Newport was arrested early this morning after police say he was intoxicated when he crashed head-on into a plow truck.

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At around 12:30 a.m. police were notified of the crash that took place on Coburn Hill Road in Newport.

According to the report, a Vermont AOT plow truck was responding to the area to treat the roadway.

The plow truck driver told police he observed a vehicle traveling toward him in his travel lane.

Police say the truck moved as far to the right as possible and came to a complete stop, but the vehicle crashed head-on into the truck.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Raymond Paquin.

During the investigation, police say Paquin was taken into custody and transported to Derby, where he was processed for his second DUI.

He was then transported to Northern State Correctional Facility where he was sent for detox.

There were no reported injuries in the crash.

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