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OWI Alleged in Crash

(LaPorte, IN) - A LaPorte man is charged with striking a vehicle and causing injury while driving intoxicated.


70-year old Larry Reaves had an alleged blood alcohol level of .35-percent or more than four-times the legal limit, LaPorte County Police said.


Reaves hit the back end of a vehicle Saturday on State Road 39 at Severs Road.


Police said Reaves drove off but soon came to a stop after striking a guard rail.


Reaves was treated for a broken rib and other injuries then after receiving medical clearance was transported to the county jail.


The other driver, 28 year old Britney Jefferies also of LaPorte sustained just minor injuries, police said.

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