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Woman charged with DWI after crashing into house in Newfane

A woman was charged with felony drunken driving after her car left the road and struck a house in the area of 6071 East Lake Road in Newfane at 4 a.m. Saturday, Niagara County Sheriff's deputies reported.

The driver, Jennifer Burch, 41, was extricated from the car by the Olcott Volunteer Fire Company. She was taken to Lockport Eastern Niagara Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Deputies said Burch was eastbound on East Lake Road when her car left the roadway on the north side, hit a home and parked car. Burch was charged with felony driving while intoxicated and vehicle and traffic charges, deputies said.


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