DUI crash on U.S. Route 5, Derby

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DERBY — Police say a woman was arrested for DUI following a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 5 in Derby today.

Vermont State Police, Newport Police, and the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department responded to the crash at around 5:10 p.m.

Police say Darlene Rutherford, 51, of Derby, was attempting to turn left out of the parking lot of Thompson’s Redemption, and failed to yield for an oncoming vehicle.

Her vehicle was struck while attempting to turn.

Police say indicators of impairment were detected, and Rutherford was placed under arrest and transported to the Vermont State Police Derby barracks for processing.

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