Newport man cited for leaving crash scene that caused power outage in Brownington

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BROWNINGTON — A Newport man was cited for leaving the scene of an accident following a single-vehicle crash that resulted in local power outages in Brownington.

On May 27, Vermont State Police responded to reports of a crash on Evansville Road.

Upon arrival, troopers found no driver at the scene, and no report had been filed.

The crash had caused damage to a mailbox, a telephone pole, and led to a power outage in the area.

Police later identified the driver as 49-year-old Jason Hartley.

He was subsequently issued a citation to appear in court.

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