Driver arrested following crash in St. Johnsbury

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ST. JOHNSBURY — A 59-year-old man from Burke was arrested following a crash in St. Johnsbury last week.

The two-vehicle crash took place on Memorial Drive on December 10.

According to the report, Mark Sylvester was headed north and was unable to maintain his lane.

Police say Sylvester collided with a vehicle driven by Melvin Bennett, 79, of St. Johnsbury, who was headed south at the time.

According to police, Sylvester had been consuming alcohol while operating the vehicle, and his license was criminally suspended for a previous DUI.

He was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI and transported to the St Johnsbury barracks for processing.

He was released with a citation for DUI#2 and criminal DLS.