A one-vehicle crash early Monday morning on Viking Lane in Marshall landed a local man in jail on drunken driving allegations.
According to the Marshall Police Department Omar Farfan-Tapia, 21, of Marshall was driving at a high rate of speed westbound on Morrow Street near O’Dell when he lost control. The car ran off the roadway, through a fence and struck an electric pole, breaking it in half and dropping power lines on the roadway. A residence was also damaged.
Tapia’s injuries were minor and treated at the scene. He was then taken into custody by police and charged with DWI.