Rochester Woman Crashes Into Power Pole; May Have Been Drunk
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester woman was injured after crashing a car into a power pole Monday and she may be facing a DUI charge.
The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Samantha Richardson was driving on 45th St SE near the Gamehaven Park around 4:30 pm when her car swerved off the road and hit the pole.
The patrol deputy sent to the scene smelled alcohol on Richardson's breath and suspected she had been drinking. She agreed to take a breath test and it showed a blood/alcohol concentration of .187.
Richardson was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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