Nice clue to leave behind

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - August 15, 2012

Authorities report busting a hit-and-run driver thanks to a key clue.

Officers say Thomas Kohl Farris left his license plate behind after hitting a stop sign.

According to police, the 18-year-old driver told them he had three beers before the accident.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports an alcohol breath test registered about twice the legal limit.

Farris is now charged with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident.

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