MugShot_Alexandria Burns (1)Tuesday night, March 20th Marshall County Police Officer Ryan Hollopeter investigated a single vehicle crash that caused serious injury to a passenger in the vehicle.

About 11:30 Officer Hollopeter was dispatched to State Road 106 and Plymouth Goshen Trail.  He found a 2010 white Kia Soul that had run off the roadway and rolled over. 

The driver, Alexandria S. Burns told the officer she swerved to miss a deer that ran out into the roadway.  Burns explained that when she swerved to miss the deer, her vehicle ran off the roadway and rolled over. 

A passenger in the vehicle, Melvin R. Taylor of Medaryville complained of pain to the collar bone.  He was transported to Community Hospital of Bremen for treatment of a broken collar bone. 

Burns did not complain of any injuries.  She was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated Causing Serious Bodily Injury (Level-6 Felony). 


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