20-year-old woman charged with driving under influence after crash

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - McCracken County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 20-year-old woman accused of drunk driving Monday afternoon.

Paigelyn Hodge, 20, of Paducah is charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence under 21 years old and possession of open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle.

Hodge was driving southbound on Maxon Road with three passengers when she tried to cross US Hwy. 60 West from Maxon Road and collided with a vehicle driving by Mathew Chenier, 22, of Wickliffe.  Chenier was driving westbound on Hwy. 60 West.

Hodge and her passenger were taken to Western Baptist Hospital.

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