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Kansasville man arrested on fifth OWI offense

Posted at 12:43 PM, Nov 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-17 13:43:16-05

Racine police arrested a 57-year-old Kansasville man Friday night on his fifth OWI offense.

According to a statement, the impaired driver rear-ended another vehicle while driving on Durand Avenue. The driver of the other vehicle was transported to Ascension and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers say the impaired man smelled of alcohol and admitted to drinking at least five beers at a tavern within a four hour span before hitting the road. 

The man was arrested for an OWI fifth offense as well as OWI causing injury.