COVENTRY – Unconfirmed reports state that the Vermont Sate Police were involved in a high speed chase involving a black Dodge pickup, possibly a Dakota with a broken back window, around 11:25 Monday morning in Coventry. It is believed that the unidentified occupant of the pick-up truck was speeding while going through a construction site and that during the pursuit speeds were in excess of 80 mph.
The chase started on U.S. Rte. 5 in Coventry and continued onto the Airport Road, Maxwell Road, and then onto the Coventry Station Road toward Brownington Village. Reports indicate that the vehicle belonged to a person with the last name of Degreenia.
The vehicle was found abandoned and it is believed that the occupant of the vehicle left on foot on the West Road headed toward Derby.
By press time, there was no report if the occupant had been captured.