One Arrested Following Road Rage Incident in Shaftsbury, Vermont

The incident occurred on Thursday night

One person was arrested following a road rage incident in Vermont, on Thursday night.

According to the Vermont State Police, officers responded to a call at the North Bennington Variety Store to assist the Bennington Police Department with an active fight involving multiple people.

Officers arrested Ryan Kinney, age 41, of Shaftsbury, Vermont, after they learned he engaged in a road rage incident which began on Harrington Road in Shaftsbury and ended at the store in North Bennington.

Kinney became angry with several occupants in the other vehicle, including a family member, and chased the vehicle several miles, ramming into it several times.

Kinney was estimated to be traveling at speeds greater than 80 mph.

The incident ended in the parking lot of the North Bennington Variety Store where the occupants exited the other vehicle and engaged in a physical altercation.

There were no injuries.

Kinney was taken into custody and processed at the Shaftsbury Barracks.

He was charged with four counts of aggravated stalking, three counts of first degree aggravated domestic assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated disorderly conduct, grossly negligent operation, excessive speed, and operating under criminal suspension.

Kinney will appear in Bennington County Superior Court on Friday.

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