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Teen charged with DUI in hit-and-run crash

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Photos courtesy: Upper Allen Township Police Department Photos courtesy: Upper Allen Township Police Department
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

A Mechanicsburg teenager was charged with DUI after a hit-and-run crash Wednesday night that caused property damage in the 1700 block of North Meadow Drive, according to police.

Upper Allen Township police said after officers located the disabled vehicle several blocks away, the 16-year-old driver admitted to having been driving at a high rate of speed, causing the vehicle to strike a curb.

The driver displayed signs of driving under the influence of a controlled substance and was arrested at the scene, police said.

Charges of driving under the influence of a controlled substance, driving vehicle at safe speed, and accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property were pending through the Cumberland County Juvenile Probation Department.

 

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