Ashley Man Charged With OWI After Shearing Utility Pole (With Video)

By Eric Dutkiewicz

March 24, 2013 Updated Mar 24, 2013 at 6:44 PM EDT

ASHLEY, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - A Steuben County man is in jail after he crashed his pick-up truck into a utility pole.

The Steuben County Sheriff's Department says just after 1 a.m. Sunday, Ronald Baird, 52, of Ashley, collided with the pole near CR 225W near CR 700S, causing the pole to shear.

Baird was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

He was later taken to the Steuben County Jail and charged with operating while intoxicated.

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