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Wrong-way driver on I-190 charged with DWI

A drunk driver was traveling the wrong way on the I-190 early Saturday morning, state police said, but troopers were able to stop him before a crash occurred.

Daniel J. Bobbett, 28, of Hopkins Road, Getzville, was traveling south in the northbound lane, heading toward Ogden Street in the city, police said.

Troopers pulled him over at about 5 a.m. between Exits 1 and 2. He was charged with a misdemeanor count of drunken driving, reckless driving and other vehicle and traffic violations.

Bobbett was alone at the time. He was issued an appearance ticket to appear in City Court a Nov. 4.