Driver, passenger injured after single-vehicle crash

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FAIRFAX –– A Franklin man and his passenger were transported to the hospital with injuries following a single-vehicle crash on Buck Hollow Road, according to the Vermont State Police.

The crash occurred on Nov. 3 around 6:53 p.m. when Jesse Gagne, 42, lost control of his 2001 Toyota Tacoma after one of the tires went flat while going downhill.

The vehicle rolled over several times before ending up in a ditch, police said.

Both Gagne and his passenger, Hillary Lefebvre, 31, of Enosburgh, were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

They were taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center with injuries to their head and arms.

As of the latest reports, both were in stable condition and recovering.

The Tacoma was totaled in the accident.

Road conditions were dry and the weather was clear at the time of the crash, according to the police report.

Further investigation revealed Gagne was driving with a criminally suspended license at the time of the crash.

He has been issued a citation to appear in Chittenden County Court Criminal Division to answer to the charges.

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