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Driver charged with aggravated DWI after striking sign in Orchard Park

Orchard Park police on Thursday night charged a woman with felony driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a crash.

Around 8 p.m., a driver reported a vehicle was swerving on Route 219 and had struck a reflective sign post. Police encountered the vehicle on Ellicott Road where it was seen weaving and crossing the center line into oncoming traffic, Orchard Park Police said.

Shelly A. Freier, of West Falls, registered a blood-alcohol level of 0.20 percent, 2½ times the legal limit of 0.08 percent, in a breath test at the police department.

Freier, 46, was charged with aggravated DWI and leaving the scene of a crash. Her vehicle sustained heavy front end damage and was impounded, police said.

She was released to a third party and has an upcoming date in Orchard Park Town Court.