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Drunk Driver Hits a House

Staff Report

ODESSA- An Odessa family is picking up the pieces after a drunk driver crashed into their house.

Early this morning police were called to the corner of 8th Street and Belmont Avenue. When investigators arrived they found an SUV driven by 30-year-old Juan Gonzalez had hit a house on Belmont. Gonzalez was given a field sobriety test, which he failed. He was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and cited for speeding.

According to the accident report, the vehicle was traveling on 8th Street when it veered, jumping the curb and taking out an E-Z Rider bus stop and stop sign before going into the house.

There's no word on if anyone was home at the time of the crash.

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