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Man arrested after driving into a house while texting


MADISON (WKOW) -- The Madison Police Department says a Platteville man was arrested for intoxicated driving after he drove into a house while texting.

23-year-old Timothy Fitzsimons drove his car into a house on the 500 block of Pine Street around 11:30 a.m. on Friday.  Fitzsimons told police he had taken painkillers earlier and was texting when he crashed into the house.

He was cited for driving under the influence.

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