Driver charged with DWI after car strikes tree

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man is accused of driving drunk after a crash on Salt Road early Tuesday morning.

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office says 24-year-old Jeffrey Baughman was driving a vehicle that struck a tree. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment and his blood was drawn to determine his blood alcohol content, according to the sheriff’s office.

Baughman was arrested for DWI and will appear in Town of Clarence Court at a later date. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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