Dryden woman charged with DWI following crash

CORTLANDVILLE, N.Y. — A Dryden woman was driving while intoxicated and without a license when she crashed into a utility pole in the town of Cortlandville Monday night, the Cortland County Sheriff's Office said.

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At around 8:30 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a possible personal injury motor vehicle accident on Spring Street in Cortlandville.

Officers arrived to find a small 4-door car resting on the base of a utility pole.

The driver of the vehicle, Jennifer L. Case, 35, of Dryden, had apparently collided with the utility pole and was found near the vehicle shortly after the crash, according to the sheriff's office. She was given field sobriety tests and was found to be in an intoxicated condition.

Case was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a BAC of .18% or higher, speed not reasonable or prudent, failure to keep right, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and unlicensed operator.

She is scheduled to be arraigned in Cortlandville Town Court at a later date.

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