Texas man arrested for racing Corvette drunk and without pants, police say

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Police: Man arrested for racing car while drunk and without pants

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A Texas man is accused of racing his Corvette while intoxicated and not wearing pants, authorities said.

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According to the Wichita Falls Police Department, Stephen Wade Stradley was arrested Wednesday morning, KFDX reported.

Police said Stradley was arrested around 6 a.m., several hours after crashing a 1999 Corvette, the television station reported. In a police report, authorities said Stradley's speech was blurred and his eyes were bloodshot.

Police said they found Stradley wearing a T-shirt, socks, shoes and underwear but no pants, KFDX reported.

According to the television station, Stradley failed a field sobriety test and was taken to a hospital, where a warrant to draw his blood was served.

Stradley was arrested and taken to jail after leaving the hospital. He has been convicted twice for driving under the influence -- in Amarillo in 1996 and Wichita Falls in 2003, according to KFDX.

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