Rapid City woman arrested following DUI crash

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Authorities responded to a DUI crash on Sunday that happened when a car struck a light pole at the West Chicago Street and Deadwood Avenue intersection.

Police were dispatched to the area around 8:15 p.m. to find the vehicle in a field near the light pole, which had been sheered off its base. Police made contact with the driver, identified as a 21-year-old woman from Rapid City. They noted a strong smell of alcohol coming from her person.

She was evaluated and cleared by medical staff on scene. Following a DUI investigation, she was placed under arrest for driving under the influence and reckless driving, and transported to the Pennington County Jail.


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