Driver injured after vehicle found submerged in New Haven swamp

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NEW HAVEN — A 39-year-old man from Vergennes was injured during a single-vehicle crash in New Haven early this morning.

Authorities were notified of a submerged vehicle in a swamp off the side of the road at the intersection of US Route 7 and VT Route 17, commonly referred to as the New Haven Junction.

The report came in at around 5:40 a.m.

A responding trooper made contact with the registered owner, identified as Thomas Hunt, at his home in Vergennes.

Hunt told police that he was the only occupant in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

While speaking with Hunt, he complained of significant injuries and was evaluated at his home by VARS.

He was transported to the University of Vermont Medical Center for further treatment.

Police say they are still investigating the crash.

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