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Armor Duells Road in Orchard Park to be closed for several hours

Posted: 9:56 AM, Sep 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-02 13:56:12Z

Orchard Park Police announced Armor Duells Road will be closed for several hours Sunday.

Police say the road will be closed between Duerr Road and Bussendorfer Road while NYSEG replaces a utility pole that was struck by a drunk driver, the estimated reopening time is 5 p.m. Sunday.

According to police, a vehicle was traveling westbound on Armor Duells when it veered off the road and struck a mailbox and the utility pole around 3 a.m.

The operator of the vehicle, a 24-year-old Orchard Park male, was found walking down the road a short distance away and stated he swerved to avoid striking a deer.

The operator failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI, leaving the scene of a a property damage accident, and failure to maintain lane.

He was released to family members and is due in town court at a later date.

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