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Ambassador Ryan Crocker testifies during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee June 8, 2011 (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Ambassador Crocker Arrested in DUI

Former U.S. ambassador Ryan Crocker is facing hit-and-run and drunken driving charges in Washington state after striking a semi-truck when he tried to make a right turn from the left lane, authorities said Thursday.

The 63-year-old Spokane native registered a .160 blood-alcohol content — twice the legal limit — and a .152 in successive breath tests when was arrested Aug. 14 in Spokane Valley, Washington State Patrol Trooper Troy Briggs said.

CBS Seattle–08/23/2012

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