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Driver charged with DWI after hitting utility pole

A Churchville man was arrested early Sunday morning for aggravated driving while intoxicated after his vehicle went off the road and hit a National Grid utility pole, the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office reported.

James A. McCormick, 23, was also charged with moving from a lane unsafely and driving while intoxicated. The aggravated DWI charge was associated with having a blood alcohol content of .18 percent or higher. Authorities did not provide his percent.

The incident occurred shortly around midnight on North Lakeshore Road in Bergen. McCormick was issued appearance tickets for the Town of Bergen Court.