• Police make arrest in old hit and run
    May 04,2013
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    Police arrest man

    in old hit and run

    HARTLAND — Vermont State Police have made an arrest in a five-month-old hit and run that seriously injured a man who was struck while putting gas in his truck on Route 5 in Hartland.

    Police said that after months of investigation David Hook, 25, of Hartland admitted driving the vehicle that hit Dean Mason, 56, of Meredith, N.H.

    Hook was arrested Thursday.

    At the time of the crash, police said Mason suffered significant injuries, including a compound leg fracture and head injuries. Police did not update Mason’s condition following Hook’s arrest.

    Hook was charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident and negligent operation. He is due in court in July.
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