Driver cited for leaving the scene after hitting mailbox, telephone pole in Shaftsbury

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SHAFTSBURY — A 46-year-old man from Bennington was cited following a crash in Shaftsbury yesterday.

Authorities say they were notified of a vehicle striking a mailbox and a telephone pole in the area of Holliday Drive and Sycamore Lane at around 6:10 p.m.

Police say the driver of the vehicle fled the scene before their arrival.

After speaking with witnesses, police allege the driver of the vehicle was Mark A. McIntire.

They located McIntire a short time later at his home and also located his vehicle which sustained heavy damage.

McIntire was issued a citation ordering him to appear in court on April 4 to answer the charges of leaving the scene of an accident, criminal DLS.

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