Man charged with DWI after vehicle strikes utility pole


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Submitted: Mon, 12/16/2013 - 1:01pm
Updated: Mon, 12/16/2013 - 9:05pm
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By: Caitlin Dineen

Caitlin.Dineen@StarNewsOnline.com
 
WILMINGTON, NC (StarNewsOnline.com) — A NC Highway Patrol trooper charged a 42-year-old Wilmington man with driving while impaired after the man drove off the road and hit a utility pole Sunday evening.
 
Jerry Johnston was also charged with reckless driving, Tpr. K. Lee said.
 
Lee said he responded to the 900 block of Piner Road just after 5 p.m. Sunday. When he arrived on scene,he found a Mazda overturned and a utility pole knocked down.
 

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