Woman injured in DeKalb County crash

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department said the crash happened in the 7700 block of State Road 8 in Butler.

Posted: Sep 3, 2019 12:53 PM

BUTLER, Ind. (WFFT) — A woman was hurt after hitting a Frontier telephone pole with her Jeep, causing it to roll over, on monday.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department said the crash happened in the 7700 block of State Road 8 in Butler.

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Investigators say the 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee that the woman was driving was going west on S.R. 8 when the Jeep traveled left of center and off the roadway.

The driver was taken to a local hospital for treatment and the vechicle was considered to be totaled.

Investigators say alcohol is believed to be a factor of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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