No injuries in 3-car crash in Ogdensburg

Crime

PORT LEYDEN — An Ava woman was accused of having a high blood alcohol level after a one-car crash.

Samantha Hoffert, 29, was charged with driving while intoxicated and refusing to submit to a preliminary breath test by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the Sheriff’s Office news release, Ms. Hoffert was the driver in a single-car accident at about 10:20 p.m. Saturday while driving on Golden Road near the intersection with Fitch Road in the town of Leyden.

Ms. Hoffert allegedly failed field sobriety tests and was found to have a blood alcohol level of 0.14 percent upon testing at the county Public Safety Building.

An injury from the crash was noted in the news release; however, no further details were provided.

She was released with tickets to appear in the Leyden Town Court at a later date.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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