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January 24, 2013

Police Log: Jan. 24, 2013 — Personal-injury accident

CROWN POINT — A Ticonderoga man was injured Dec. 23 in a one-car accident allegedly involving a drunk driver.

Michael J. Thompson, 22, of Putnam Station was driving on Bradford Hill Road in the Town of Crown Point shortly before 5:52 a.m. when he allegedly lost control of the vehicle, which left the roadway via the east shoulder, Lewis-based State Police said. The car struck a tree, spun around and continued down a steep earth embankment, striking another tree, police said.

Passenger Eain Tierney, 22, of Ticonderoga was taken to Inter-Lakes Health in Ticonderoga and transferred to Fletcher Allen Heath Care in Burlington, police said.

Thompson was charged with first offense driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. He was released to a third party.

The police report did not say if any tickets were issued.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg and Contributing Writers Andrea VanValkenburg and Chris Fasolino.

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