Fairfax town employee injured in storm cleanup

FAIRFAX, Vt. (WCAX) A long-time Fairfax town employee was seriously hurt during storm clean up.

Road foreman D.J. Leach was cutting down a large tree on Fletcher Road by the town garage Monday when it snapped and hit him.

The Fairfax selectboard chair says Leach has worked on the town highway crew for more than 30 years. He is in the hospital with spinal injuries.