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Hector teen had BAC twice the legal limit after crash in Schuyler County

Deputies report that a 19-year-old Hector resident admitted to using his cellphone and drinking alcohol at a friend’s house before a crash in the Town of Catherine last week.

On Thursday, Kameron Edminister, 19, of Hector admitted to drinking and driving; and also using his cellphone while driving on Newtown Road in Catherine.

He left the roadway and collided with a fence. Deputies say that he was unable to pass field sobriety tests at the scene.

He was charged with DWI and found to have a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit.

The charges will be answered at a later date.