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Clarington man charged with drug-impaired driving following crash on Hwy. 7 near Peterborough: OPP

A Clarington man has been charged with drug-impaired driving following a crash east of Peterborough on Thursday.
A Clarington man has been charged with drug-impaired driving following a crash east of Peterborough on Thursday. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A Clarington, Ont., man faces an impaired charge following a crash on Highway 7 east of Peterborough early Thursday.

According to Peterborough County OPP, around 1:30 a.m., officers located a vehicle in the eastbound ditch of the highway in Otonabee-South Monaghan Township.

OPP determined the uninjured driver was under the influence of drugs.

Read more: Impaired driving charges laid over long weekend in Peterborough County

Brent Moores, 38, of Clarington, was arrested and charged with operation while impaired — alcohol and drugs.

He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Nov. 18.

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