Car Plows Through Fence, Hits Des Moines Home

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- Des Moines police are investigating after a car hit a house early Tuesday morning.

Police were called to 1372 Hutton Street around 4 a.m., where a car went through a fence then hit the home’s porch.

The homeowner says there were two people in the vehicle and they initially tried to back out and drive away but the car wouldn’t move. He says that’s when they took off running.

Police say the driver was found a short time later at his home, just a few houses down from home he crashed his vehicle into. Police have not released his name but say they believe he was drunk at the time of the crash. Charges are pending for OWI and driving while license revoked.