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Police: FedEx driver suffered medical event in Morgan

MORGAN — Authorities say a delivery driver suffered a medical event prior to crashing his van on VT-111 in Morgan this afternoon.

Brighton Fire and Newport Ambulance responded to a report of a FedEx van in a ditch with an unresponsive operator.

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The vehicle was located partially in the roadway and in contact with a drainage ditch embankment.

The vehicle was stationary in a driveway when the operator was believed to have suffered a medical event, resulting in the vehicle accelerating across the road and hitting the ditch.

The driver was transported to North Country Hospital for medical evaluation.

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Trooper Daniel Lynch said he does not think he suffered injuries as a result of the crash.

The roadway was briefly reduced to one lane during this incident.

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