St. Lawrence County man gets felony DWI in Lewis County

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HARRISVILLE  — A St. Lawrence County man was charged with felony drunken driving after his pickup truck crashed into a motorcycle in Lewis County late Sunday night, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff's deputies said Kyle A. Bigwarfe, 28, of Gouverneur, was drunk behind the wheel of a pickup when he crashed into a motorcycle at the intersection of Maple and Church streets in Harrisville at about 11 p.m. Sunday. Deputies said the motorcyclist suffered non-life threatening injuries and was air-lifted to a hospital for treatment.

Bigwarfe registered a blood alcohol content of 0.15%, nearly twice the legal threshold of 0.08%, authorities said.

Bigwarfe is charged with felony driving while intoxicated and failure to stop for a stop sign, deputies stated. He is scheduled to appear in Diana Town Court.

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