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Niagara Falls man charged with drunken driving following crash

NIAGARA FALLS – A Niagara Falls man allegedly was impaired when he crashed his car into another vehicle at 8:20 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Whirlpool streets. No injuries were reported.

Mark J. Leveille, 51, of 24th Street was charged with speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol and various other charges related to the crash. A passenger in the vehicle identified Leveille as the driver.

When questioned, Leveille told officers he had been drinking, according to a police report.

Leveille was booked, issued an appearance ticket and then turned over to a family member, police said.