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Driver accused of rear-ending van faces felony 5th OWI

MADISON, Wis. - A Madison man is facing a felony drunken driving charge after he rear-ended another vehicle on Madison's east side Tuesday afternoon, police said. 

Madison police said a 57-year-old Sun Prairie woman and her 9-year-old granddaughter were in a van at 3:58 p.m., stopped at the red light on East Washington Avenue at North Fair Oaks Avenue when the van was rear-ended by a pickup truck. 

According to the report, the woman and girl weren't injured. 

Police said the truck's driver drove off after the crash, but he was pulled over by Madison police a short time later after witnesses provided a description and license plate number.

Jonny Capadona, 64, was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run and fifth-offense operating while intoxicated. 


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