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Police: Intoxicated Monroe man crashes into police car

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Monroe man is accused of drinking and crashing his vehicle into an officer's patrol car Sunday afternoon.

Monroe police say an officer was stopped at a red light at the intersection of MLK Service Road and Ruffin.

Detectives say Lorenza McDaniel, 39, of Monroe completed an illegal and unsafe turn, striking the front of the police unit.

The officer and McDaniel are suffering from minor injuries.

Investigators say McDaniel was intoxicated at the time of crash and booked at Richwood Correctional Center for DWI. 

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