Impaired driver attempts to run down pedestrian, police say

Posted at 11:40 AM, Apr 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-10 12:42:46-04
REEDSBURG, Wis. - A Reedsburg woman was arrested Saturday after police said she attempted to strike a pedestrian walking on a the sidewalk.
The Reedsburg Police Department said officers responded at 6:15 p.m. to a report of a woman who had nearly run over a pedestrian in the 400 block of Alexander Avenue. The driver, who was found in the intersection of West Main Street and Preston Avenue, was identified as 38-year-old Regina I. Garcia.
WISC-TV reports that Garcia was involved in a family dispute with the person she attempted to hit with her car, officials said. No injuries were reported.
Garcia is charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety, second-offense operating while intoxicated, having an invalid driver’s license and obstructing an officer.
Garcia was being held in the Sauk County Jail pending review by the District Attorney’s Office.
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