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Alleged Drunk Man Crashes Car Into N.C. 'Booze it and Lose it' Bus



A Catawba County man faces several charges after he ran into a state blood alcohol testing bus at a DWI checkpoint Sunday morning.

In the incident happened on Business 321 in Newton at about 2:30 a.m.

Police said 21-year-old Douglas Southard plowed into the back of the bus.

Southard was taken to the Catawba Valley Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

According to police, Southard was driving with a revoked license at the time of the crash.

There were more than a dozen patrol cars at the checkpoint when the crash happened.


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