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Newark man drives away from motorcycle crash, later charged with DWI

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a Newark man was injured and charged after a motorcycle crash in Lyons Monday evening.

According to a news release, Kermit McGinnis, 50, was traveling west on Water Street when he lost control at a traffic light and crashed his motorcycle.


McGinnis suffered minor injuries to his left hand and left side, and made his way back onto the bike.

He road away, but was eventually found by deputies traveling south on Leach Road.

He was arrested for DWI and refused all field sobriety tests.

McGinnis was issued traffic tickets and will answer the charges at a later date.



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