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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Not long after midnight on New Year's Day, a motorist lost control of his car, which struck a concrete barrier at a toll plaza and tipped over, State Police said.

State troopers arrested Rocco Penella, 33, of Monroe at the scene of the accident. Police said Penella was apparently intoxicated when he crashed his car at the Newburgh Beacon Bridge toll plaza on I-84.

Police charged him with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and issued him a ticket to appear in court on January 13, 2014.

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