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DOH snow plow driver charged with DUI in McDowell County

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KEYSTONE (WVVA) - The driver of a West Virginia Department of Highways snow plow was charged with DUI after being pulled over in McDowell County.

On Wednesday night around 11:30 p.m., Deputy R.L. Jones with the McDowell County Sheriff's Office pulled over the DOH plow driven by Thomas Keith Henderson on Burke Mountain, near Keystone.

The deputy found that Henderson, 56, of Elkhorn, was intoxicated and charged him with DUI and defective equipment. He was working to clear roads at the time of the stop.

Henderson was arraigned Thursday and is currently free on $500 bond.

The legal blood alcohol limit for a CDL driver is .040. The limit is .080 for a regular driver's license.

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