Vermont news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Vermont. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the northern New England desk at 802-229-0577.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking news and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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IN BRIEF:

TURKEYS-CAR CRASH: Officials say a pair of wild turkeys caused a tractor-trailer to swerve off a Vermont roadway and crash.

HOSPITAL STAFFER ASSAULTED: Police in Vermont say a 19-year-old punched a Rutland hospital technician in the face during an attempted escape from the crisis psychiatric ward.

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