Woman accused of striking man with SUV charged with DWI

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (NEWS10) – An Albany woman is facing a DWI charge after police said she struck a man plowing a driveway Thursday evening.

Around 6 p.m. Thursday, police said 68-year-old John Berger was ejected from his John Deere tractor while he was plowing a driveway. He was hit by an SUV being driven by 58-year-old Cindy Peppin, of Albany.

Berger was taken to the hospital where his condition was upgraded to stable. Peppin was taken to Ellis Hospital with injuries. She was later arrested and charged with Vehicular Assault and Driving While Intoxicated.


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