• Car enters river, but driver unhurt
    February 01,2013

    Car enters river,

    but driver unhurt

    WEST PAWLET — A Dorset man escaped injury after his car entered the Mettawee River, police said.

    Shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday, Lance S. LeGrys, 42, was driving along River Road when he hit a patch of ice and lost control of his 2002 Toyota Echo, according to Vermont State Police.

    LeGrys’ car slid down an embankment and came to rest in the river. State police and the West Pawlet Fire Department responded to the scene.

    LeGrys was wearing his seatbelt and was not injured, but his car sustained extensive damage and is considered a total loss, police said.

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