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Driver charged with DWI after hitting pedestrian in Mount Olive Twp

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A driver was arrested Wednesday in Mount Olive Township after he hit a pedestrian with his vehicle, police said.

Gregory Summers, 64, of Ogdensburg was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, and failure to maintain a lane. Other charges are still pending, police said.

On Aug. 5, police responded to the Lowes parking lot for a struck pedestrian. While investigating the crash, the driver, who was identified as Summers, allegedly showed obvious signs of impairment, police said.

Summers performed standardized field sobriety tests and upon completion of the investigation, he was arrested, police said.

Summers was charged and released to a sober driver pending a court appearance, police said.

The victim suffered minor injures and was transported to Hackettstown Medical Center, 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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