Mishap leads to OWI arrest

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — A Sunday night mishap in Huntingburg resulted in a Warrick County motorist’s arrest for alleged impaired driving.

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Office reports a GMC Acadia that was northbound on Main Street left the east side of the roadway and knocked over a speed limit sign near 10th Street at 10:55 p.m.

The driver, William R. Donnelly III, 41, Newburgh, said his attention had been diverted from the roadway, according to the sheriff’s office.

A deputy who said Donnelly exhibited signs of impairment reported his blood alcohol content tested .11% in a certified test at the Huntingburg Police Station.

Authorities booked Donnelly into the Dubois County Security Center at 12:17 a.m. today on a preliminary misdemeanor count of operating while intoxicated.

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