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Vehicle strikes house, driver captured after fleeing

(Source: Falls County Jail) (Source: Falls County Jail)
(Source: Rodney Hall) (Source: Rodney Hall)
CHILTON, TX (KXXV) -

A man has been caught after crashing a 2001 Ford Expedition into a house before just before 7 a.m. on Monday. 

Chilton Fire Department said the driver ran away from the scene before they arrived. 

The crash happened near FM 434 and Hwy 7. 

The man, 45-year-old Abel Lopez, was later found and taken in by DPS. Lopez was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

No injuries were reported. 

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