MALONE -- A young woman from Malone was injured in an accident Sunday on Route 11.

State Police based in Malone said Amanda L. LePage, 18, of 17 Morton St. was driving east on that road in a 1996 Pontiac owned by Kevin J. LaPage Sr. when she fell asleep.

The car crossed the westbound lane and went off the north shoulder of the road, hitting two mailboxes and winding up in a ditch.

The teenager complained of back pain and was taken to Alice Hyde Medical Center by Malone Callfiremen Rescue. She was treated and sent home.

State Police ticketed her for failure to keep right.


LAKE PLACID -- A Lake Placid man was charged Sunday night with felony driving while intoxicated.

Lake Placid Police Department said officers stopped Michael J. Lewis, 30, about 10:15 p.m. for a traffic violation and found him to be drunk.

He was arraigned on the felony DWI charge and sent to Essex County Jail, to appear in Village Court at a later date.

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