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Worcester bishop faces DUI charge

McManus contrite after R.I. accident

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. — The leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester apologized Monday for a “terrible ­error in judgment” following his arrest over the weekend here on charges of driving drunk and fleeing the scene of an accident.

Bishop Robert J. McManus was involved in an accident with another driver at the intersection of Boston Neck and Bridgetown roads Saturday at about 10:30 p.m. and drove away from the scene, said ­Narragansett police.

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