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Drunk driver slams into a garage in Mankato

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MANKATO, Minn. -


A man is accused of driving drunk and crashing his car into a garage in Mankato.

According to a city news release, the incident happened Saturday morning along Raven Court.

Officials say Okuon Cham of Burnsville lost control of his vehicle, struck a fire hydrant and crashed into a garage. The collision also caused damage to a vehicle, which was parked inside that garage.

21-year-old Cham was subsequently arrested after a brief two-block foot pursuit.

Authorities are recommending charges of gross misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident, and instruction-permit violation.

According to the city, no injuries resulted from the incident.