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Man Arrested On DWI Charges After Driving Into A Ditch

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By Fox 40 News Staff.
Authorities arrested Richard Fancher, 57 of Hallstead for drunk driving after they found his car in a ditch. Authorities responded to the incident at 6:30 p.m. in the Town of Maine on Saturday.

Police say Fancher, traveling westbound on Edson Road when he veered off the roadway, through a lawn and struck a parked vehicle. They also said Fancher admitted to having numerous alcoholic drinks prior to the accident.

Fancher was arrested on DWI charges and transported to the Broome County Sheriff's office where his BAC was measured to be.19%. He was released to appear to the Town of Windsor court at a later date to answer to charges.