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Deputies: Driver snaps light pole at del Lago, later involved in second crash in Fayette

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 61-year-old Burdett resident after a DWI accident, in which a light pole was snapped in half at the del Lago Resort & Casino.

Sunye D. Koniz, 61, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, DWI, and for having a BAC of more than 0.08 percent after the incident, which occurred on August 21st around 10:45 pm.



Deputies say they were informed that the vehicle involved in the initial crash had crashed into a ditch at the intersection of County House and Bauer Road in the Town of Fayette.

Officers from the Seneca Falls Police Department secured the second scene in Fayette until deputies arrived.

The charges will be answered at a later date in Tyre and Fayette town courts.

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