Oneida Co. woman charged with DWI after passing stop sign, crashing into snow bank, house

Laura D. Mortagua (New York State Police)

An Oneida County woman was charged with DWI over the weekend after crashing into a building.

According to New York State Police, troopers responded to 9611 Main St. in the Village of Remsen around 10:30 p.m. Sunday for a reported vehicle that struck a house.

An investigation revealed that a 2012 Suzuki SX4 was traveling westbound on Prospect St. in the village of Remsen at an unsafe speed. The driver failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Main St.

The vehicle then traveled across the north and southbound lanes of Main St., struck a snow bank and traveled across a snow-covered yard before striking a wooden porch structure attached to 9621 Main St.

Laura D. Mortagua, 56, of Remsen, was charged with DWI, speeding, unsafe tires, failing to stop at a stop sign, moving from lane unsafely and an unregistered motor vehicle.

Mortagua was issued appearance tickets returnable to Remsen Town Court on Dec. 5.

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