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NT man arrested for DWI, leaving the scene

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Posted at 9:28 AM, Dec 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-12 09:28:28-05

A North Tonawanda man was charged with DWI after police say he rear-ended a car then drove away.

Police say 49-year-old Daniel Duguay hit a car that was stopped in traffic on the Twin City Highway, then left the scene.  The victim followed Duguay to a home on Division Street then called the police.

When police got there, they said Duguay's car was damaged, and that he told them he didn't remember hitting a car.  He also told police he had, "a few beers at home" and was going to a friend's house.

Police say Duguay failed field tests and was arrested for DWI as well as leaving the scene of an accident and driving with an expired license.  He blew a .21 BAC.  Police say they also found a baggie of marijuana and a pipe in the back seat of his car.