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Man Turns Himself in on DUI Charges After Luzerne County Wreck

PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The driver who hit a man pumping gas in Luzerne County turned himself in Friday to face charges. Police say Derrick Winbrone was dr...

PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The driver who hit a man pumping gas in Luzerne County turned himself in Friday to face charges.

Police say Derrick Winbrone was driving under the influence when his vehicle went off South River Street in Plains and barreled into a gas station.

Mike Emanuel was hit and lost his leg because of the severity of his injuries.

Winbrone apologized on his way into court.

"I'm so sorry. I'm so sorry. That was a bad mistake. I cried and everything. Man ain't dead or nothing, his leg's messed up though. I'm so sorry. I swear," Winbrone said.

Winbrone is facing DUI, aggravated assault and related charges in Luzerne County.