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      Ithaca man charged with DWI after leaving the scene of an accident

      Leopoldo Pena Medina

      An Ithaca man is charged after troopers say he crashed into a vehicle and then took off.

      State Police say 19-year-old Leopoldo Pena Medina??s blood alcohol level was .16%, twice the legal limit, when he crashed into an occupied vehicle that was parked on Eddy Street and then left the scene.

      After he was stopped on East Seneca Street, troopers found that he was intoxicated.

      Medina was given a ticket and is due back in court on September 17.