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Alleged DUI driver flees crash scene

ARCATA- An Arcata man is arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, after crashing his vehicle off Highway 101 and fleeing the scene. It happened just before noon Friday near the G Street on-ramp in Arcata. Shortly after the accident 33-year-old Steven Nielsen surrendered to officers, and was taken into custody. 

Nielson was not injured and no other vehicles were involved.