• Man rescued after truck lands in river
    February 26,2013
     

    ST. ALBANS Vermont State Police say a St. Albans man has been rescued from the Missisquoi River after he lost control of his truck and went over an embankment.

    Police said 22-year-old Colby Vezina was driving a pickup truck down a wet and slightly snow-covered road early Sunday when he lost control of the vehicle in Sheldon. Police said the truck landed upside down, partly under water in the river.

    Police said a homeowner who lives near the crash site quickly called 911 for help. First responders from Sheldon and Enosburg quickly arrived and pulled him from the river.

    Police said Vezina suffered relatively minor hypothermia. They say it appears alcohol and speed contributed to the crash.

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