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Fond du Lac officer accused of OWI, hit-and-run

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FOND DU LAC (WKOW) -- An off-duty Fond du Lac police officer is accused of drunken driving and hit-and-run.

Fond du Lac Police say the officer was driving his personal vehicle Friday at about 2 a.m. when he crashed into a parked vehicle.

The officer allegedly left the scene. A neighbor who witnessed the crash called 911.

Another officer pulled over the man's vehicle, which had front-end damage and a defective headlight.

The police department has started an internal investigation.

The accused officer is a 12-year veteran of the police force. He's on paid administrative leave while the investigation is pending.

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