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Suspected drunk driver crashes into pole


Authorities said a suspected drunk driver went off the road and hit a pole Wednesday night.

The crash happened on Burbank Drive just past Lee Drive around 10:30 p.m.

According to a report from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Sara Alvarez, 19, of Baton Rouge, was arrested.

She faces the following charges:


Failure to maintain control

Careless operation

Seatbelt violation

Louisiana State Police reported she was not injured in the crash.

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