Hurricane Dorian: Impaired driver drove truck into ocean

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Emergency crews were called to rescue an impaired driver who drove a truck into the ocean Friday afternoon, police said.

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While a passenger was able to get out, the driver, Trop Topash, was still stuck in the white pickup after driving it into the ocean around 2:30 p.m., Kill Devil Hills police said.

First responders were able to get Topash, 41, out of the truck and secure it. It was eventually towed.

A curfew was still in effect when the incident happened, police said.

Topash was arrested, police said. Charges were not immediately known.