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OWI Arrest Made After Two Crashes

(LaPorte County, IN) - Overnight Thursday, an alleged drunk driver survived two accidents. 


Around 2:30 a.m., police responded to a reported hit and run on Wozniak Road near 450 North. Officers found the bumper of a silver car at the scene of a crashed fence.


Three miles south, near Surrey Lane, a silver car was found overturned on its roof. The driver, 27-year-old Lydia Bim-Merle of La Porte was located nearby and taken into custody. 


She was charged with two counts of OWI and Failure to Stop.

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