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I.F. man arrested for DUI, leaving the scene of an accident

Idaho Falls

The following is a news release from the Idaho Falls Police Department.

IDAHO FALLS — Authorities arrested 19‐year‐old Marcus A. Armstrong for aggravated driving under the influence and felony leaving the scene of an accident early Sunday morning.

The Idaho Falls man was was booked into the Bonneville County Jail, according to an Idaho Falls Police news release.

According to reports, officers responded to a vehicle crash in the 200 block of Hartert around 2:40 a.m. A 2005 Nissan Altima, driven by Armstrong, sideswiped an unoccupied parked vehicle causing it to slam into a fence. Armstrong then drove up onto a lawn and collided with a brick wall.

Prior to arrival of police, Armstrong and his 21‐year‐old passenger fled the scene on foot. They were later found attempting to hide at a residence in the 100 block of East 21st Street. Armstrong was found to have been under the influence of alcohol.

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