• Vt. police make arrest in old hit and run
    May 04,2013
     

    HARTLAND — Vermont State Police say an arrest has been made in a five-month-old hit and run that seriously injured a man who was struck while putting gas in his truck on U.S. Route 5 in Hartland.

    Police say that after months of investigation 25-year-old David Hook, of Hartland, admitted driving the vehicle that hit 56-year-old Dean Mason, of Meredith, N.H.

    Hook was arrested Thursday.

    At the time of the crash, police said Mason suffered significant injuries, including a compound leg fracture and head injuries. Police did not update Mason’s condition following Hook’s arrest.

    Hook was charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident and negligent operation. He’s due in court in July.

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