Man steals car, crashes it into tree

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. – A Queensbury man has been arrested and charged with Grand Larceny, after stealing a car and drunkenly crashing it into a tree.

Jeffrey Pitman, 19, was arrested for stealing a relative's 2011 Hyundai car and crashing it on Hidden Hills Drive early Friday morning.

Pitman was taken to Glens Falls Hospital, treated for injuries and released. A passenger in the car at the time of the crash, Nicholas D'Andrea, 19, was uninjured.

Pitman was charged with Grand Larceny, Driving While Intoxicated, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and several vehicle and traffic charges.

Pitman was arraigned in Queensbury Town Court and remanded to the Warren County Correctional Facility.

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