Drunk driver clocked doing 120 mph before crash in Rutland

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RUTLAND — A 54-year-old man from Rutland was arrested following a single-vehicle crash in West Rutland early this morning.

Police say they observed a vehicle traveling west on US 4 at approximately 120 miles-per-hour at around 12:15 a.m.

Police say they witnessed the vehicle crash while attempting to navigate a corner on the highway.

While speaking with the driver, identified as Kelly Berg, police say signs of impairment were observed.

Berg was administered standardized field sobriety tests roadside and was taken into custody for driving under the influence.

He was first transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center for minor injuries and subsequently to the Vermont State Police Rutland barracks for processing.

He was released on a citation to appear in court to answer for the charge of DUI and grossly negligent operation.

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