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August 20, 2013

Police report

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Saturday

3:43 p.m. - Officers received a call concerning a white Dodge pickup that had been found in a ditch. When officers arrived at the scene near SR 58 and CR 575 E. near Odon, officers found Anthony R. Lawson, 26, Elnora, and a passenger Robin M. Williams, near the truck. Neither of the men knew how the accident had occurred. Upon further investigation, officer determined that the vehicle was traveling west on SR 58 when it over corrected and made direct impact with a ditch embankment. The vehicle sustained heavy front end damage and was towed. Officers smelled alcohol on Lawson’s person and Lawson he was subjected to a breath test. He blew a BAC of .219. A blood draw showed a BAC of .266. Lawson was treated for knee and neck pain and booked into the Daviess County Security Center.

3:43 p.m. - Paul Smith, 61, Washington, was traveling south on a private drive near Cumberland Rd. when he tried to go around a curve left of center and struck Michael Hedge, 33, Washington, head on. Smith and a passenger in his vehicle, Cathy Smith, 61, Washington, were both taken to Daviess Community Hospital and treated for chest pain.

Friday

3:30 p.m. - Jordan A. Flynn, 23, Washington, was traveling east on Old U.S. 50 when Jessica Emmons, Elnora, was traveling heading south on CR 150 W. Emmons stopped at a stop sign but did not see Flynn and proceeded into the intersection. Flynn applied her brakes to avoid the accident and slid into a ditch. No contact was made between the vehicles.

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