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Man Who Crashes Car Into Pole In Ramapo Was Drunk, Police Say

A drunk driver crashed into a telephone pole, splitting it in half.
A drunk driver crashed into a telephone pole, splitting it in half. Photo Credit: Ramapo Police Department
An unidentified man crashed into a telephone pole while driving under the influence in Airmont.
An unidentified man crashed into a telephone pole while driving under the influence in Airmont. Photo Credit: Ramapo Police Department

ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- A local man who crashed into a telephone pole in the Village of Airmont around 4 a.m. Sunday was not injured, but he was drunk, according to the Ramapo Police.

The impact of the crash split the pole in half, police said.

The unidentified man's passenger was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital after complaining of chest pains, police said.

The driver was charged with DWI and released.

Orange and Rockland Utilities responded to the scene to replace the telephone pole.

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