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Man charged with third DUI after Cabell county accident

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An accident in Barboursville ends with a man in jail charged with DUI.

West Virginia State Police were called to the scene of an single-car accident near Ridgeview drive around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Witnesses say they saw a Dodge Dakota truck swerve, cross the road, and hit a guardrail.

Two men fled then the scene and were found on Martha road.

Police say the driver failed sobriety tests and was found to have a blood alcohol content of .244, more than three times the legal limit.

Richard Michael Crompton, 29, of Chesapeake, Ohio was arrested and charged with third offense DUI in magistrate court.

Crompton is also charged with destruction of property.

He is in Western regional jail.

No one was seriously injured.