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Driver charged after crash

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Adam J. Rivera, 29, of New Carlisle, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs after a single-vehicle crash around 12:50 a.m. Wednesday in private lot at 503 E. High Ave.

He ignored a sign prohibiting through traffic and his car hit a light pole in the lot.

Officers report he was talking slowly and slurring his speech. Field sobriety tests also indicated the motorist was intoxicated. When tested, he recorded a blood alcohol level of 0.287 percent.

He was cited for failure to control and obedience to a traffic control device.

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