LANSING, N.Y. — Police said an early Sunday morning accident in the village of Lansing was caused by a drunk driver.

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Jaeho Lee, 35, of Ithaca, was driving on Uptown Road in the Village of Lansing around 2:10 a.m. when his 2003 red Audi crashed into a ditch, police said in a news release.

Officials said further investigation indicated that Lee was intoxicated at the scene.

He was charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated, imprudent speed, moving from a lane unsafely and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Lee is scheduled to appear in the town of Lansing court on Nov. 24.

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Jolene Almendarez

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