Vermillion County man admits to huffing ahead of crash, police find compressed air can in the cup holder

When police arrived on the scene of the crash, they said they found a car parked on top of an uprooted tree.

Posted: Jul 17, 2019 1:07 PM
Updated: Jul 17, 2019 6:07 PM

VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Police say huffing led to a crash in Vermillion County.

It happened on Tuesday on West Market Street in Newport.

When police arrived on the scene of the crash, they said they found a car parked on top of an uprooted tree.

Inside, they found 30-year-old Derrick Dougherty, of Newport..with several cans of compressed air duster.

One was in the cupholder.

Police said Dougherty admitted he was huffing.

He was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

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