Single-vehicle crash in Barton

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BARTON — Police say a 37-year-old man from Glover may have suffered a medical event prior to a single-vehicle crash in Barton this afternoon.

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Rescue workers and the state police responded to the scene on Hollow Road at around 1:30 p.m.

The driver was identified as Richard Poginy, and police say he was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

According to police, Poginy left the roadway when traveling south on Hollow Road.

Poginy was transported to North Country Hospital, and later to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for further treatment.

According to Trooper Ferrier, it is believed he sustained an unknown medical event prior to leaving the roadway.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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