• Troopers: Drunken driver flees after crashing truck 3 times

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    MARION COUNTY, Fla. - Troopers in Marion County said they've arrested a drunken driver who crashed his vehicle three times early Saturday morning.

    John Aiello, 42, was arrested around 2:30 a.m. near State Road 200 and 80th Street in Ocala.

    According to troopers, Aiello crashed his 2005 Chevrolet pickup truck in three different locations, causing property damage each time. He fled the scene after each incident, troopers said.

    Deputies got behind Aiello's vehicle and tried to pull him over but he wouldn't stop. Troopers said deputies had to box him in to get the vehicle to stop.

    FHP said Aiello had to be taken to a nearby hospital because of his impairment.

    Aiello is facing a slew of charges, including seven counts of DUI property damage and seven counts of leaving the scene of a crash.

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