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3rd DWI for Leesburg Man who Crashed into Tree with 12-year-old Passenger

Mark R. Firehammer, 46, of Leesburg, had a 12-year-old passenger in the car when he reportedly drove through a fence and crashed into a tree near Edwards Ferry Road.

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Loudoun County Sheriff's Office reports a man who crashed a vehicle off of Edwards Ferry Road with a child passenger has been charged with his third DWI in ten years.

Mark R. Firehammer, 46, of Leesburg, was reportedly driving near Edwards Ferry Road/Cattail Branch in Leesburg when the vehicle left the roadway, ran through a fence and struck a tree. 

Firehammer and a 12-year-old passenger in the car were not injured, according to a sheriff's report. Firehammer was charged with his third DWI in ten years, refusal, and abuse/neglect child reckless disregard for life.

Jamie July 12, 2014 at 11:23 AM
This man has had no serious consequences to his actions. His first DUI should of been his last. Now we have the 3rd and i would bet my life that a 4th is inevitable. Not only to endanger his own worthless life, but to put the life of a 12 year old in jeopardy is beyond comprehension! Disgusting!
Glenn Spoman July 13, 2014 at 06:54 PM
its time to put em away for a year
El Swift July 14, 2014 at 01:16 PM
When did a driver's license become more than a privilege? He should lose his license forever.

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