West Lafayette street commissioner resigns following DUI arrest

Booking photo shows Doug Payne. (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Jail)
Booking photo shows Doug Payne. (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Jail)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The West Lafayette street commissioner has resigned, after being arrested for driving under the influence.

Doug Payne, 42, had an accident in the roundabout at Yeager Road and Cumberland Avenue Friday night.

West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis tells News 18 Payne was in a personal vehicle and off-duty at the time of the wreck.

Dennis said Payne left the roundabout and hit a utility pole

Payne submitted his resignation to Dennis on Monday.