Bennington Police Chief Succumbs to Injuries

BLAIR – Bennington’s Chief of Police, 51 year old Les Johnson died last night.  Bennington City Officials confirm that Johnson had been recovering from a fall while off duty in June.  Johnson had head and spinal injuries from that accident.  Bennington’s mayor is asking for flags to be lowered to half staff in honor of Johnson.  Chief Johnson is survived by his wife and daughters.