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Police: Drunken driver slams car into tree in North Sea

An East Hampton man was drunk Sunday when he drove his car into a tree in North Sea, Southampton Town Police said.

Jorge Mesa, 33, was driving on Water Mill Towd Road at about 9 p.m. when his vehicle struck a tree off the roadway, police said.

Police said he was intoxicated and arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated. He was taken to Southampton Town police headquarters and is scheduled to be arraigned Monday.

He also is charged with failing to maintain his lane, police said.

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