Cops: DWI charge for driver in North Sea crash

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A Southampton man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after his car hit a tree early Saturday in North Sea, injuring his passenger, Southampton Town police said.

Dalton P. Vannostrand was driving near Parrish Road and Cooper Lane at around 12:11 a.m. when police said he hit a tree. Police responding to the crash determined that he was intoxicated and arrested him, police said.

Vannostrand was charged with driving while intoxicated and failing to maintain lane. He was taken to police headquarters and held for arraignment.

Vannostrand's passenger, whom police did not identify, was taken to Southampton Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

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