Man charged after hitting house with his car while intoxicated

Brian Pettit, 46, was charged with DWI after hitting a house with his pickup truck in the Town of Mexico Friday.


Central Square man was arrested Friday after hitting a house with his car while driving under the influence of alcohol.

According to the Oswego County Sheriff's Office, 46-year-old Brian Pettit lost control of his pickup truck at the intersection of Pople Ridge Road and Pumphouse Road in the Town of Mexico. Deputies say he drove off the road and up the driveway of a nearby residence, hitting the house.

Pettit was charged with driving while intoxicated, and is due in court early next month. Police say distracted driving may have also have been a contributing factor to the crash.