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Car Hits Farm Tractor, Driver Arrested

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Spencer County man Saturday after he hit a farm tractor while trying to pass it on State Road 56 west of Ireland.

The sheriff’s department says that after hitting the tractor, 59-year-old Chris Norrington of Dale ran off the road striking a mail box and fence post.

Norrington was not seriously injured.

The driver of the tractor escaped injury.

Norrington was arrested for Passing in a No Passing Zone, Open Containers of Alcohol, and Driving Without Insurance.