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Police: Driver who crashed into Wausau garage was drunk

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Wausau police say the man who crashed his vehicle into his garage was drunk.

According to a police report, the 84-year-old man drove his car into his garage in the 700 block of Lake View Drive. It happened just before 8:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Wausau firefighters on scene told Newsline 9 the vehicle clipped the garage, taking some siding off, and ended up in the backyard between some trees.

Police say the man was arrested on a preliminary charge of first offense OWI and taken to Aspirus Hospital. He was later released to his wife, police said.

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