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Man suffers injuries in Shaftsbury auto crash

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SHAFTSBURY, Vt. (AP) - A 77-year-old man has suffered leg and rib injuries after losing control of his vehicle and hitting a tree in Shaftsbury.

Vermont State Police say Ernest Palencsar of Bennington lost control of his Honda CRV and drove it off the road at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. It rolled down an embankment and hit a tree.

Palencsar, who had to be removed from his vehicle by the Shaftsbury Fire Department, was taken to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center for treatment. An investigation is continuing.

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