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Drunk driving crash and arrest in McFarland

Posted: Friday, June 4th, 2014 --- 2:00 p.m.

McFarland --- Thursday, McFarland Police were dispatched to a one vehicle crash on Highway 51 at Babcock Park.

According to police, a 49 year old man was driving a van south on Highway 51 when he hit a fire hydrant and trees before striking and breaking off a power pole.

The fire department and power company personnel also responded. The South and West portions of the village were without power for about one and a half hours.

Police say, the man was intoxicated. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment. He has been charged with first offense OWI. Blood alcohol test results are still pending.


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