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Man gets DUI after car crash sends 1 to hospital in McCracken Co.

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A Texas man is facing charges after crashing his car into an embankment in McCracken County.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, 42-year-old Ronald Smith was driving a Volkswagen Jetta westbound along Geibe Road around 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10.

The sheriff's department reports Smith crossed over the railroad tracks on Geibe Road, when he lost control of his vehicle and struck an embankment.

At the time of the crash, Smith was traveling with 35-year-old Tessa Ezell, of Paducah. She was taken to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Smith was charged with a DUI, wanton endangerment and criminal mischief.

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