CONCORD, N.Y. (WIVB) - State Police say the driver who hit a utility pole in Concord Sunday night was drunk, and is facing his third DWI charge in just two years.
Troopers were called to Sharp Street shortly before 9 p.m. and say when they arrived they discovered the driver of the vehicle had fled into the woods. Robert Kehr of Gowanda was arrested after a brief foot pursuit.
The 34-year-old, who was twice convicted of DWI in 2012, allegedly had a BAC of .18 percent, over twice the legal limit.
Kehr is charged with felony aggravated DWI and felony aggravated unlicensed operation.
He was taken to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment.
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