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DUI crash in Skagit County injures two

DUI crash in Skagit County injures two

Two people are injured in a DUI crash at the State Patrol’s doorstep in Skagit County.

Troopers report 49 year old Vance Benoit of Burlington was driving southbound on Chuckanut Drive near the I-5 over pass just before 1 a.m. today when he failed to negotiate a turn, spun out and hit a stop sign and a gate near the State Patrol headquarters there.

Benoit and a female passenger were both injured.

Troopers say Benoit was impaired and faces charges, including vehicular assault.