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Danbury man charged with DUI after crash

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Published 12:00 am, Tuesday, March 21, 2006
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DANBURY ___ A William Street man was charged with drunken driving after a two-car accident at North and Thorpe streets March 13late Monday.

Police said Hugo Vasquez, 20, was driving a pickup truck that pulled out of Thorpe Street just before 10:30 p.m. and struck a car driven by Acyr Penna, 27, of Oakland Avenue Extension.

Police said Vasquez proceeded west on North Street, and that Penna pulled in front of Vasquez's pickup truck to try and stop him. Vasquez rammed the rear of Penna's car and kept driving onto Downs Street, police said.

Penna followed and called police. Officers stopped Vasquez on Farview Avenue and charged him with drunken driving, evading responsibility and driving without a license.