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Firefighter Responds to Crash, Gets Charged With DUI

Authorities say 66-year-old James Hart of Bethel responded to a crash Tuesday

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    Firefighter Responds to Crash, Gets Charged With DUI
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    A Vermont volunteer firefighter who responded to a crash involving serious injuries has been charged with drunken driving.

    Authorities say 66-year-old James Hart of Bethel responded to a crash Tuesday in which a New Hampshire driver crossed the center line on Camp Brook Road and struck a motorcyclist and his passenger.

    They say 22-year-old Gustavo Chang of Manchester, New Hampshire, struck a motorcycle driver by 74-year-old Dale O'Keefe of Madison, Wisconsin. Keefe's left foot was severed in the crash. His passenger's leg was severed leg.

    The Burlington Free Press reports
    that a roadside test showed Hart had a blood alcohol content of 0.10. He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and is due back in court next month.

    A phone listed in Hart's name has been disconnected.

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