CATTARAUGUS INDIAN RESERVATION (WIVB) - A 17-year-old girl was arrested for DWI at 8 a.m. last Friday after deputies say she hit the front of a church and a neighboring garage, heavily damaging both.
The Erie County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene on Seneca Road on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Seneca Marshals arrested the driver, whom authorities did not name, a short distance away from the scene after the teen fled on foot.
Deputies say the girl was highly intoxicated and uncooperative. She refused to submit to a chemical test, but was arrested for DWI, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and numerous traffic infractions.
After investigating, deputies determined the 2005 Kia she crashed had been stolen from a relative on Hawk Meadows Drive on the reservation. The teen was additionally charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and criminal mischief.
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