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Drunk driver crashes into Orange County deputy's house Sunday night, officials say

Texas DPS State Troopers responded to the accident, officials said.

ORANGE COUNTY, Texas — A suspected drunk driver crashed into an Orange County Deputy's house Sunday night, officials confirm to 12News. 

The accident happened around 6:50 p.m.near Patillo Road and Highlander Drive between Bridge City and Orange, Orange County Sheriff's Office detective Janois Grizzaffi said. 

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers also responded to the scene. 

A 2005 Chevrolet pickup was going north on Highlander Drive when the driver ran through a stop sign, crossed Patillo Road and crashed into a garage, Texas DPS spokesperson Stephanie Davis said in a news release. 

The driver, Brandy Bradford, 34, of Bridge City, was taken to Southeast Texas Medical Center before she was taken to the county jail, Davis said. 

She is charged with driving while intoxicated. 

Texas DPS troopers are still investigating the crash. 

Credit: Eric Williams

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From Texas Department of Public Safety...

At approximately 7:00p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers responded to a report of a one vehicle crash at the intersection of Highlander Drive and Patillo Road in Orange County.

The preliminary DPS crash investigation indicates that a 2005 Chevrolet pickup was traveling north on Highlander Drive. The driver of the Chevrolet disregarded the stop intersection on Highlander Drive, crossed Patillo Road and struck the garage of a private residence.

The driver, 34-year-old Brandy Bradford of Bridge City, was transported to Southeast Texas Medical Center as a precaution.County Jail for driving while intoxicated. 

None of the occupants in the residence were injured.

This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.

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