Walworth man crashes car, flees the scene and is located in nearby body of water

Deputies say an arrest has been made following a one-car accident on State Route 441 in the Town of Walworth around 12:06 a.m. on Thursday.

Derek J. Aquino, 27, of Walworth for driving while intoxicated, after driving off the side of the roadway — striking multiple mailboxes and getting stuck.

He then left the scene on foot, and was located in a body of water by deputies. They say the water was approximately waist high.

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He was removed from the water, provided medical attention, and taken into custody.

Aquino was ultimately charged with DWI, and issued a citation for failing to keep right. He was released on appearance tickets and the charges will be answered at a later date.

Walworth Ambulance assisted at the scene, according to deputies.