UPDATE: 24-year-old driver arrested for DWI after crashing into two houses

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Police in Sioux Falls are investigating after a pickup crashed into two homes in the central part of the city.

Authorities say a Pierre man, driving a 2007 F150, was heading north on Southeastern Avenue when he failed to make the turn onto Jessica Avenue. The pickup left the road and sideswiped one house before crashing into a second house just after 12 a.m.

The pickup crashed into a bedroom of the second home. Police say a 41-year-old was sleeping inside at the time.

At police briefing on Monday, Officer Sam Clemens says the driver of the pickup had been drinking. 24-year-old Casey Fette of Pierre was arrested for DWI, vehicular battery and reckless driving.

The homeowner was taken to the hospital for a concussion. No other serious injuries were reported.

Fette was also taken to the hospital.

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