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Charges filed against husband who left scene of wife's DUI crash with kids in van


Charges have been filed against a Benton, Ky. man who police say fled the scene of a DUI crash.

Blake Schroader fled the scene after his wife, Haley Spiceland Schroader, 26, crashed the couple's mini-van in a single vehicle crash on Moors Camp Highway in Marshall County.

Authorities say Blake Schroader is charged with endangering the welfare of a minor.

The crash took place Sunday about 7:19 p.m.

Mrs. Schroader failed to negotiate a left turn in the roadway and entered a wooded area.

When officers arrived at the scene, they noticed the smell of alcohol. Spiceland Schroader admitted to having been drinking prior to the crash.

Four children ages 6 to 9 were in the vehicle during the wreck.

Blake Schroader fled the scene prior to officers arriving, according to the Marshall County Sheriff's Office.

Mrs. Schroader and the children were taken to Marshall County Hospital for their injuries.

After Mrs. Schroader was released from the hospital, she was arrested and detained in the Marshall County Detention Center.

Haley Spiceland Schroader is charged with aggravated DUI 2nd offense and four counts of 1st degree wanton endangerment for the four minor children in the vehicle.

Blake Schroader turned himself in to the sheriff's office around 2 p.m. Monday.

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