Drunk driver on Facebook before crash

MINA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Deputies say a woman driving drunk was on Facebook on her phone when she crashed her car into a ditch.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office was informed that a vehicle had gone into a ditch on Mann Road in the Town of Mina around 8:45 p.m. on Friday. When deputies arrived, they say they learned the driver, Cassandra Hoitink, had been using Facebook on her phone shortly before the crash. In addition, authorities say the 31-year-old Clymer woman was drunk.

Hoitink was arrested and charged with DWI, DWI Per Se, and using an electronic device while driving. She is due back in court at a later date.

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