Over 200 Spectrum customers in south Kennewick were without internet-TV service early Sunday morning after a wayward pickup driver decided it was a good idea to drive drunk.

The male driver, whose name was not given by Benton County Deputies, was driving near 27th and Oak Street when apparently they lost control.

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The truck crashed upside down, on top of a Spectrum service box, crushing and destroying it. The driver fled the scene but was located at their residence a short time later.

They were transported to an area medical facility for clearance, and was treated for a minor injury sustained in the crash. They they were booked into the Benton County jail on suspicion of DUI-impaired driving. Not only will they be facing those charges, but likely a hefty repair bill for the crushed cable-internet box.

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