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Drunk driver crashes, leaves trail of wreckage in Buckhead

A drunk driver crashed early Wednesday, leaving a trail of wreckage in Buckhead and temporarily knocking out power to more than 300 people, according to Channel 2 Action News.

The driver, identified as Timothy Adler, crashed a 2016 Ram 2500 Laramie into a fire hydrant, a street sign and a power pole in the 3400 block of Piedmont Road, the news station reported.

Adler, 22, of Griffin, is now in custody on charges of driving under the influence, failure to maintain lane, too fast for conditions and use of safety belts in passenger vehicles, Channel 2 reported. Power has been restored to the affected Georgia Power customers.

The Georgia State Patrol is handling the crash investigation.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

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