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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Crash knocks out power in St. Johnsbury, police looking for driver

ST. JOHNSBURY — Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver who left the scene of a crash in St. Johnsbury yesterday.

Authorities were notified of a single-vehicle crash on New Boston Road at around 7:00 a.m.

A 2008 Nissan Versa struck a live Green Mountain Power electrical pole.

The vehicle hit and damaged a barbed wire fence as well.

Police say the driver fled the scene prior to their arrival and never called to report the crash.

Green Mountain Power responded to the scene to replace the pole, resulting in some homes losing power

The crash occurred betwee midnight and 7:00 a.m.

Anyone traveling on New Boston Road at that time may have driven by the scene and or observed the operator fleeing the area.

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