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Man arrested for OVI after driving into house

Brooks M. Ervin, 24, of 504 S. Carlisle St., Quincy, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, failure to control and speed following an incident Sunday evening in Quincy.



Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report that he was operating an eastbound pickup on Liberty Street in the village about 11:30 p.m. when he drove off the right side of the road and struck a vehicle parked in a driveway at 219 Liberty St. He then continued through the yard and struck the house at that address and also a fence in the side yard.

The vehicle and house are owned by Brian Richmond. The house sustained minor damage.

No one at the home reported any injuries, and the driver also was not injured.

The defendant reportedly was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash. His pickup sustained heavy front end damage and was towed from the scene.

He was transported to the Logan County Jail.

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