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Driver charged with DWI after striking utility pole in Morris County

DENVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Morris County woman has been charged with DWI among other offenses after allegedly hitting a utility pole in Denville Township last week, according to police.

The crash happened on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at around 12:42 a.m., on Diamond Spring Road. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a vehicle had left the roadway and struck a utility pole, police said.

During the investigation, the driver, who was identified as Kelly Walsh, 26, of Denville Township was determined to be under the influence of alcohol, police said.

Walsh was arrested and issued motor vehicle summonses for driving while intoxicated, careless driving, reckless driving, delaying traffic, and failure to possess an insurance card, police said.

Walsh was released 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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