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Western Kentucky woman injured in alleged DUI crash

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

Benton woman is hospitalized following a crash investigators say may have been caused by drunk driving.

McCracken County deputies say the crash happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Witnesses told police they saw a northbound car driven by Sandra Vibbert, 39 of Benton cross the center line and nearly hit them head on.

Vibbert's car kept going and drove off the opposite side of the roadway and down a deep embankment.

Officers learned Vibbert was under the influence of alcohol.

She was transported by Mercy EMS to Western Baptist Hospital for treatment.

Vibbert is now charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence and Failure to Maintain Insurance.

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