Wed 21-SEP-2016 Early A.M. News Script

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Breaking overnight...a fatal car crash in St. Albans leaves one dead and one in serious condition St. Albans Police say that the vehicle vaulted off the side of Bronson Road and then crashed at around 2:30 this morning They say the female passenger is dead, and the driver is at UVM medical for serious injuries. They suspect alcohol played a factor.


Two Vermonters are homeless after their Springfield residence went up in flames. An elderly couple has temporary living arrangements thanks to the Red Cross. Fire crews responded to a two alarm house fire on Overlook Road in Springfield around 11:30 last night. No word yet on the cause of the fire or if there were any injuries... We will continue to keep you updated.


A UVM student facing lots of questions and now, a sexual assault charge. Police say 19-year-old Andrew Church Clark molested a classmate in a dorm. Investigators say during their interview with him -- he was bragging about his sexual conquests -- and claimed his parents are porn stars. Yesterday, he denied the charge in court. Police also say he was a suspect in two earlier incidents including one with a 16 year old girl.


((10:45:01 - 11:08:14, TJ/ Prosecutor: This investigation is continuing into potentially other conduct. This is a very serious charge. The issue of campus safety is an issue of national attention right now, rightfully so. Working very close with UVM, the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations makes sure all of the resources are directed to this case)) Clarke could get a minimum of three years in prison -- if convicted.


Lots of sunshine today with high pressure in control. Fall begins tomorrow, and it will start with sunshine, but clouds will be moving in during the afternoon ahead of the approaching frontal system from the west. Front will come through on Friday with showers & thunderstorms. Then we'll clear out for the weekend and into the start of next week, but it will be cooler and breezy over the weekend.


Hey everyone, Melissa Sheketoff here, tomorrow I head to Rutland to meet with an award-winning wood crafter -- he shows me his skills just in time for the forest wood festival this weekend. Join us tomorrow at 5 AM.

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