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Dougherty County man charged in DUI crash

Lt. M.J. Wood, Dougherty County Police Lt. M.J. Wood, Dougherty County Police
DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) -

A Dougherty County man was charged with DUI after crashing his pick up into trees this morning.

Dougherty County Police said Justin Pate was driving his Chevy Silverado Eastbound on Nelms Road around 8:30 a.m. Pate was taken to Phoebe Putney. His wife was also injured, but refused medical treatment.

"It exited the roadway a couple hundred yards back from here,” said Lt. M.J. Wood, Dougherty County Police. “It traveled through the North ditch here on the road and struck two groups of trees. One head on, and one on the side of the vehicle and then it came to rest after hitting a ditch."  

Pate is charged with DUI, failure to maintain lane and obstruction of Firefighters, EMS and Police.

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