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      Driver Faces DUI Charges After Two-Vehicle Crash

      Roanoke Co., VA - A Troutville man is in the hospital and facing charges of DUI after his pickup truck collided with a tractor trailer.

      It happened around 9 p.m. Wednesday on I-81 North in Roanoke County.

      State police say Thomas Clouse, 45, was traveling in the left lane in a 2008 Dodge Ram pickup truck when he drifted over into the right lane, hitting a tractor trailer's bumper. The tractor trailer was car hauling diesel fuel.

      His pickup then flipped into the median.

      Clouse was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injures. Officials don't know yet if Crouse was wearing a seatbelt.

      The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.

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