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Man in Critical Condition After 70-Foot Fall

Vermont State Police say a Williston man remains in critical condition after falling 50 feet from a rock ledge overlooking Interstate 89.

Family members told police that 21-year-old Tucker Austin left home on an ATV headed to the overlook.

Police found Austin laying adjacent to the interstate around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday. He was taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center, where he being treated in the intensive care unit.

Police have deemed the fall and accident and say alcohol appears to be a factor.

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