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Driver charged with DWI after crashing into tree in Morris County

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A 35-year-old Long Valley man was charged with DWI after he crashed into a tree last week in Washington Township.

On September 3, at around 9:23 p.m., police responded to the area of 30 Hacklebarney Road for a report of a car that crashed into a tree, police said.

Upon arrival, officers located two individuals standing outside the vehicle who were later identified as the driver and passenger of the vehicle. A subsequent investigation revealed; the driver, a 35-year old Long Valley man, was driving while intoxicated, police said.

The driver, whose name was not released, was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit breath samples, reckless driving, driving while suspended, unlicensed driver, failure to keep right, failure to maintain lane, and unsafe tires.

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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