• Man rescued from river
    February 27,2013
     

    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 down a wet and slightly snow-covered road early Sunday when lost control of the vehicle in Sheldon.

    The Burlington Free Press reported that 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.

    Police say it appears alcohol and speed contributed to the crash.

    MORE IN Vermont News
    A federal agency says a wireless Internet system funded by taxpayers is operating as it should,... Full Story
    We are getting reports concerning deer and moose on paved roads around the state. Full Story
    The Shumlin administration and legislative leaders are questioning aspects of a renewable energy... Full Story
    More Articles
  •  
     
    • MEDIA GALLERY 
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS