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[ISP] Portage Woman Injured in Crash
Start Date: 3/1/2014Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 3/1/2014
Entry Description

Gary, Lake County-A Portage woman was injured early this morning when she went off the roadway and hit an overpass bridge abutment.

Preliminary investigation by Trooper John Holmen revealed that at approximately 2:30 a.m., this Saturday, March 1, 2014, morning, a 2005 Chevrolet trail Blazer, driven by Lauren Kinney, 31 of Portage, was on the ramp from I-80 east bound to north bound Cline Avenue when she ran her vehicle off the roadway. The Chevrolet traveled for approximately 80 yards through a grassy field and struck an overpass bridge abutment.

Kinney was entrapped in her vehicle and had to be extricated out by the Gary Fire Department. She was taken to North Lake Methodist Hospital with facial injuries.

Further investigation showed Kinney had a blood alcohol content of .26 %.

Kinney was charged with Operating While Intoxicated with a Prior Conviction, Class D Felony.

Assisting: Gary Fire Department, Lake County Sheriff’s Department and Prompt Ambulance

Contact Information:
Name: Sgt. Ann Wojas
Phone: 219-696-6242
Lake Co. crash
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