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Submitted photo A St. Paul driver ended up in this ditch after taking out a traffic light at the highway bypass intersection by Moody's auto dealership. Police say he was intoxicated and violated a new state insurance law.

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On a recent Sunday evening the 29-year-old St. Paul man said he was heading home from drinking at a Beldenville bar.

What he couldn't explain was how his northbound 1997 Jeep Cherokee veered right and toppled a traffic light at the Hwy. 29/65 bypass intersection.

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The Jeep then swerved uncontrollably for another 100 yards before coming to a stop in the east highway's ditch.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
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