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Intoxicated Driver Hits Work Crew in Vigo County



Indiana State Police say a West Terre Haute man had a blood alcohol level nearly seven times above the legal limit Thursday morning when he drove through construction barrels on a closed lane of I-70 in Vigo County and hit a parked pick-up truck.

Two employees of Wabash Valley Asphalt were injured.

A passenger, 34-year-old Michael Crossley of Clinton was treated at Terre Haute Regional Hospital and released.

The driver, 30-year-old John Gabbard of Terre Haute, sought medical treatment on his own.

Police say 63-year-old Stephen Harrold of West Terre Haute had a blood alcohol level of .54%.
Indiana's legal intoxication limit is .08% or higher.

Harrold was arrested on two counts of Injury to a Highway Worker and one count each of Driving While Intoxicated Above .15% and Driving While Intoxicated.

Harrold was not injured in the accident.