“It was just before midnight when I turned the lights on after starting my car. I picked up Bill and drove as fast as I could down the road. I had to slow down often to maneuver around fallen sticks and limbs. Our plan was to head towards Ticonderoga and drive until we either get cellphone service or see a house with a light on. It wasn’t far after we passed the Putnam Pond Campground gate when we saw a house with the lights on inside.”
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