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Posted on: May 17, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Speeding driver arrested for DWI after crashing

Corey Saxton

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on May 14, 2016 at 6:26 pm, deputies observed a vehicle traveling north on State Route 40 in Greenwich at 80 mph in a posted 55 mph zone.

While deputies were attempting to stop the vehicle, it crossed over the center line into the south bound travel lane and struck a guide rail. The driver was identified as Corey A. Saxton, 29, of County Route 113 in Greenwich and deputies could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from his breath.

Saxton failed a series of field sobriety tests and was arrested. He was transported to the Law Enforcement Center in Fort Edward where he was processed and tested a .15% blood alcohol content.

He was charged with driving while intoxicated and multiple vehicle and traffic violations before being released to a third party. Saxton is due in Greenwich Court on June 13, 2016. Neither Saxton or his passenger were injured.

The incident was handled by Deputy C.J. Davidsen., the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested

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