Driver Arrested After Towing Sledding Kids in Pickup Truck

A Connecticut driver faces charges after police say he towed a sled full of kids behind his pickup truck at high speeds in Monday evening's snowstorm.

Police said Michael Chauvin, 40, of Plainfield, was driving recklessly in the area of Community Avenue with several young children and another adult in the bed of his truck, towing others on a sled behind him.

Chauvin was arrested and charged with four counts of risk of injury to a minor, four counts of second-degree reckless endangerment and reckless driving.

He was released on a $10,000 bond and is due in court Feb. 9.

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