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May 2, 2014

Police Log: May 2, 2014 — Personal-injury accident

CHAZY — A Champlain resident was injured Feb. 21 in a one-car accident.

Shortly before 10:49 p.m., Matthew F. Smithey, 30, of Champlain was driving southbound on Fiske Road in Chazy when he lost control of the car and struck a snow embankment off the east shoulder of the road, State Police said.

Smithey’s car overturned and struck three large boulders, coming to rest on its passenger’s side, police said.

A four year old, who was riding in the back seat of the vehicle, was taken to CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh for treatment of minor bleeding to his arm, police said.

Matthew was ticketed for failure to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles of an address change.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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