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Alcohol Related Wood Pile Collision

(La Porte County, IN) - La Porte County Police say a man had too much to drink when he drove into a wood pile. Ethan Mikowski, 22, of Michigan City, is charged with operating while intoxicated.


La Porte County Police said Mikowski was northbound Friday night in the 4600 block of South Range Road near Kingsford Heights. His car left the road and traveled nearly 200 feet into a yard before landing on top of a pile of logs.


Most of the damage to his vehicle was to the undercarriage, police said. 


Mikowski had a blood alcohol level of more than three times the legal limit. Mikowski said he left a bar in La Porte and thought he was traveling back home to Michigan City when he was arrested. 

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