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Brunswick man charged with OVI after crashing into gate at Westerly Wastewater Treatment

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Posted at 3:20 PM, Mar 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-15 15:20:47-04

CLEVELAND — A 46-year-old man from Brunswick was charged with driving under the influence after he crashed into a gate at the Westerly Water Treatment Plant, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Monday, Cleveland Metroparks officers requested assistance from state troopers to investigate a crash at the Westerly Wastewater Treatment, located at 5800 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway.

When troopers arrived on scene, they located a 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe with heavy front-end damage.

The driver, identified as a 46-year-old resident of Brunswick, was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

A spokesperson for OSHP said he showed signs of impairment and was charged with an OVI, distracted driving, marked lanes violations and failure to wear a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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