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Police: Off-duty trooper involved in drunken crash


ALBANY, N.Y. - An off-duty New York State Police trooper was driving drunk when he crashed his car Sunday night, officials report.

State Police report 39-year-old Gregory Bennett was driving along I-90 westbound, when he crashed at the Exit 3 off-ramp in the City of Albany. He suffered minor facial injuries and was treated at Albany Medical Center.

Bennett, a 13 year member of the New York State Police, was off-duty at the time and operating his personally owned vehicle.

Bennett voluntarily submitted to a chemical test of his breath which revealed a BAC of .14 percent and was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.

He works as a Technical Sergeant assigned to Division Headquarters' Communication Section, and has been suspended without pay.

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