Joseph Barnet charged with DUI after Fairfield crash

Police say Joseph Barnet was driving when his car went off the road, hit a stone wall, and flipped onto its side. (3/12/14)

FAIRFIELD - Fairfield police say a man is facing DUI charges after flipping his car while texting. 

Police say Joseph Barnet, 24, was driving on Hillside Road in January when his car went off the road, hit a stone wall and flipped onto its side.

They say Barnett was driving drunk, texting and not wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident.

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Police say he turned himself in this week.

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