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Drunk driver nearly collides with police cruiser in Penn Yan

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A Painted Post driver was arrested on several charges after nearly striking a police cruiser.


The incident happened in Penn Yan when officers say David McNeil, 75, almost struck a cruiser near Elm Street and Route 54A.

No injuries were reported and no collision occurred. However, McNeil was charged with DWI, and issued other traffic tickets.

He will answer the charges in village court at a later date.