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Driver charged with DWI after crashing into tree in Morris County

DENVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A 30-year-old Sussex County woman was charged with DWI after she crashed into a tree Saturday night in Denville Township.

On March 25, at around 10:47 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Franklin Road and Franklin Avenue for a report of a vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree on a resident’s front lawn, police said.

During the investigation, it was revealed that the driver, identified as Tara Pacifico of Hopatcong Borough, was allegedly under the influence of alcohol, police said.

Pacifico was charged with DWI, reckless driving, careless driving, failure to observe a traffic control device, and failure to maintain lane. She was released to a sober adult pending a court appearance, police said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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