Driver charged with negligent operation in Williamstown

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WILLIAMSTOWN — A 40-year-old Barre man was charged with negligent operation following an incident in Williamstown on Saturday.

Police say they were notified of an unoccupied vehicle in a ditch on McCarthy Road at around 7:30 p.m.

While investigating the crash, Fredrick Byrd arrived on the scene and told police that he was the one who was operating the vehicle prior to driving off-road.

Byrd was issued a citation to appear in court on December 16 to answer to this offense.