18-Year-Old Arrested for DUI After Car Gets Hit by Train

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FAIRLAND, Ok.– An 18 year old is behind bars after allegedly driving drunk then getting stuck on train tracks.

The Fairland Police Department says 3 people were riding in the car. A call for help came in at 1:37 A.M. Monday. Just three minutes later, the car was hit by a train at 1:39 A.M.

The trio was on private property in Fairland when they got stuck, they were able to get out of the car before it got hit.

Numerous Ottawa county emergency personal responded to the area. They found an 18-year-old driver and two minors.

That driver has been charged with DUI, open container and two counts of child endangerment for being with two minors.

He’s being held in the Ottawa County jail awaiting formal charges.

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