Newport Cruiser Crashes During High-speed Pursuit

A Newport Police Department cruiser was damaged in a roll-over accident Wednesday evening. (Courtesy Photo)

NEWPORT CITY — A Newport police officer suffered minor injuries when his cruiser flipped over late Wednesday on Schuler Road in Derby during a high-speed pursuit, Vermont State Police and Newport Police say.

Newport Officer Andrew Gonyaw was treated at North Country Hospital and released. He took Thursday off to recoup from his injuries and is expected to return Friday evening, NPD Sgt. Jennifer Harlow said Thursday.

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