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Oolitic Man Arrested After Leaving Scene Of Accident
Updated December 5, 2017 9:07 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(BEDFORD) - An Oolitic man was arrested after he fled the scene of a property damage accident on Sunday afternoon.

According to a Bedford Police report, officers were called to Oolitic Road near Ike Underwood Lane at 1:54 p.m.

Police say 42-year-old Michael Forte was traveling south on Oolitic and was swerving his 2008 General Motors Acadia back and forth in the roadway.

A witness called police after following Forte's vehicle to a gas station and reported Forte's vehicle struck a street sign at the intersection of Oolitic Road and Ike Underwood Lane.

The witness continued to follow Forte's vehicle keeping police updated on his location. Police stopped Forte's car at 14th and L streets.

Forte told police he was unaware that he had hit any signs with his vehicle.

Forte was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated pending the results of a blood-alcohol test and leaving the scene of an accident.

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