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E. Texas man accused of wrecking drunk, punching trooper

Jarred Benson. Photo Source: Nacogdoches County Jail. Jarred Benson. Photo Source: Nacogdoches County Jail.

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Authorities arrested a Cushing man Thursday afternoon after he allegedly drove drunk and wrecked and swung at a state trooper who was trying to arrest him.

DPS Spokesman Brian Hendry said Jarred Wade Benson, 21, was involved in a one-vehicle wreck on County Road 817 around noon. A trooper arrived on the scene and determined Benson was intoxicated.

Hendry said Benson was uncooperative and tried to resist being arrested. He then hit the trooper with a glancing blow to the face.

The trooper managed to subdue and arrest Benson.

Benson is charged with assault of a public servant, resisting arrest and driving while intoxicated.

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