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Police: Brodhead man arrested on suspicion of 7th OWI

Published On: Oct 08 2012 08:37:52 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 08 2012 08:47:46 AM CDT

MONROE, Wis. -

A Brodhead man was arrested on suspicion of seventh offense operating while intoxicated after being struck by another motorist in Monroe Friday night, according to Monroe police.

Police said a vehicle driven by Shawn A. Wahler, 44, was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of State Highway 69 and 8th Street at 11:05 p.m.

The other vehicle was driven by Samantha A. Ralston, 20, of Baldwin, Iowa, who was traveling westbound on 8th Street when she collided with Wahler’s vehicle, according to police.

A passenger in Ralston’s vehicle was transported to Monroe Clinic for non-life-threatening injuries.

Ralston was cited on suspicion of failure to yield the right-of-way and no proof of insurance.

Wahler was arrested on suspicion of seventh offense operating while intoxicated.

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