Driver charged with DUI after crash in Waitsfield

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WAITSFIELD — A 26-year-old man from Connecticut was arrested for DUI in Waitsfield yesterday.

Authorities say they were notified of a vehicle that was crossing the center line into oncoming traffic before driving off the road at the intersection of Vermont Route 100 and Butternut Hill Road at around 4:50 p.m.

Police say they spoke to the driver, identified as Eric McGuire, of Branford, CT, who told them he fell asleep and drove off the road.

He was found to be under the influence of intoxicants while operating a vehicle.

He was taken into custody and transported to the Montpelier Police Department for processing.

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