A New York state man is lucky to be alive after the vehicle he was driving was struck by a train. WNYT reports that the 38-year-old man was allegedly drunk at the time of the crash, as well.

The Albany County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened Wednesday night in Voorheesville. The 38-year-old suspect was allegedly driving while intoxicated when his Honda Accord was struck by the CSX freight train, reports Spotlight News.

Deputies say they found the unharmed suspect in the driver's seat during an investigation. The suspect failed a chemical test and was arrested for DWI, Aggravated DWI, and other charges, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Click HERE for the video of the crash from the Vville Vibes Facebook page.

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Spotlight News says the suspect blew a 0.26%, which is over three times the legal BAC limit for the state of New York. News 10 says the man is due back in court on March 7.

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Man From Climax, New York Allegedly Drove Drunk, Crashed Into Cop Cars

BNN reports that a 59-year-old man from the hamlet of Climax, New York was allegedly intoxicated when he crashed his pickup truck into two parked Nassau County Police vehicles late Monday night.

Officials say no one was in the parked police vehicles at the time of the crash.

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LongIsland.com says the crash happened in Valley Stream, Long Island. The parked vehicles were empty at the time, as authorities were answering an unrelated call, says LongIsland.com.

According to Wikipedia, Climax is a hamlet in the town of Coxsackie, located in Greene County, New York. According to Places.US.com, Climax has an estimated population of around 271 people.

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