Deputies: Drunk driver hits guardrail, spins into median on I-69
VANDERBURGH CO., Ind. (WFIE) - One of few suspected DUI crashes early Sunday morning happened along I-69.
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Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Deputies say it was around 4 a.m. at the 19 mile marker, which is near Highway 57.
They say a red pick-up truck was facing the wrong way in the median.
Deputies say the driver, 35-year-old David Southworth, was slurring his words and told them he fell asleep and crashed into a guardrail.
They say he admitted to having “a little bit” to drink.
Deputies say Southworth failed filed sobriety tests and had a BAC of .147.
He was taken to the hospital, and then to jail.
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