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UPDATE: Man crashes into house, charged with suspicion of DUI

WTAP News @ 6
Published: May. 24, 2022 at 10:08 PM EDT
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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - A truck carrying a trailer crashes into a house on 36th Street in Parkersburg at 9:22 p.m. on Tuesday night.

Parkersburg Police say the house is significantly damaged. Police say the man who crashed into the house is arrested for suspicion of DUI.

His name is Matthew Plum. Police say he was going northbound in a Ford F-250 on Broad Street and he went through the intersection of 36th Street and then crashed into the house.

He also hit a gas meter when he crashed into the house, and Dominion Energy had to come and shut it off.

Plum was taken to WVU Medicine Camden Clark with non-life-threatening injuries.

The husband and wife inside the house were not hurt and neither were their pets, but a bird is missing.

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