Early morning crash in Altus under investigation

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Altus police are investigating an early morning single-car crash where the driver was intoxicated and in the possession of marijuana. 

Chief Tim Murphy with the Altus Police Department said, the accident happened around 2:40 Friday morning in the 2000 block of North Veterans Drive. 

Police said the driver of the vehicle left the roadway, overcorrected causing the car to slide and hit a tree on the passenger side of the vehicle. 

The driver, Natalie Ann Marino, 23, was found walking away from the scene of the accident. 

Mariano was transported to the hospital with minor injuries and was later arrested on charges of driving under the influence and possession of marijuana. 

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