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Impaired driver arrested after crashing into telephone pole

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PIKE CO., IN (WFIE) -

Indiana State Police say they arrested a Vincennes man early Saturday morning for driving while intoxicated after he drove off the roadway and struck a telephone pole on S.R. 61. 

According to troopers, 33-year-old Richard Kerner was driving northbound on S.R. 61 near C.R. 125 South when his vehicle left the roadway on the right and crashed into a telephone pole.

Troopers say Kerner was unconscious and taken to Jasper Memorial Hospital for injuries to his face and leg. 

During the investigation it was later determined that Kerner had a BAC of .17%. After being treated for his injuries, he was released and taken to the Pike County Jail where he is currently being held on bond. 

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