Driver jailed after Jasper-area mishap

From Local Sources

JASPER — Dubois County Sheriff’s Department deputies jailed a motorist after a Thursday afternoon mishap just east of Jasper.

The sheriff’s department responded at 3:34 p.m. to a property-damage accident on Meridian Road south of 15th Street that involved a rear-ended 2004 Oldsmobile.

Deputies suspected Keith A. Malone, 57, 1626 Newton St., Jasper, who was driving the Oldsmobile, was impaired. The sheriff’s department alleged Malone’s blood alcohol content later tested .13 percent after a blood draw at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.

Authorities booked Malone into the Dubois County Security Center at 8:04 p.m. on a preliminary misdemeanor count of operating while intoxicated.

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