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A Hockey Player Allegedly Got Drunk And Rammed His Truck Into A Tim Hortons

What, no maple syrup?

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Ryan O'Reilly is a centre with the Buffalo Sabres. He's also now facing an impaired driving charge after allegedly driving his snazzy truck into a Tim Hortons early one monring, according to a report from AM 980 in London, Ont.

The station reported that "a green Chevrolet pickup truck struck a commercial building on Richmond St. last Thursday morning (July 9) just after 4:00am ... After the collision, police say a suspect drove the vehicle southbound on Saintsbury Line, before abandoning it and travelling by foot with another, unnamed, male occupant."

Officers with the Middlesex Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police soon located O'Reilly, who was arrested and given a breathalyzer.

O'Reilly very recently signed a lucrative contract with the Buffalo Sabres. Close to two months ago, he shared this photo of his new green Chevy truck. It is allegedly the vehicle that he drove into a Lucan, Ont. Tim Hortons early in the morning.

The OPP have charged O'Reilly with "driving a motor vehicle while ability impaired (alcohol) and care or control over 80 mgs. He was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with failing to remain at the scene."

O'Reilly recently deleted his Twitter account, but his Instagram account is still live. People are now posting comments about his arrest on the photo of his truck.

"Same car you crashed into timmys in Lucan!?" posted one person.

"Cant spend 30 bucks on a cab but will spend 3000 on a lawyer. Good job O'Money," said another.

People also can't help but comment on the alleged crime's painful combination of Canadiana.

Ryan O'Reilly crashed his truck into a Tim Hortons while drunk. Only thing that could make this more Canadian is if he was drunk off Molson


@AmoriZep Unsure if it's true, but hearing he crashed his truck into a Tim Hortons. Most Canadian hit and run ever, eh?

@judge_kevin crashed into a Tim Hortons while impaired. #RealCanadian, only thing realer would be if he was blasting the Tragically Hip

It happens to the best of us, according to this guy.

Shut up people. He gets a couple game suspension and its over. Who hasn't crashed into a Tim hortons at 4 am. #Sabres

O'Reilly will appear in court August 20.

Craig Silverman is a media editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto.

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