The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Grafton Sweiger, 20, was eastbound on Route E in Fairport, Mo. when the vehicle ran off the south side of the roadway and struck a ditch before coming to rest in a field.
Sweiger suffered minor injuries and was transported to Cameron Regional Medical Center for treatment.
After the investigation Highway Patrol authorities charged Sweiger with a misdemeanor DWI, careless and imprudent driving, minor in possession of alcohol and minor visibly intoxicated.
Sweiger was cited and released after being treated at the hospital.