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Deputies respond to 2 separate OWI crashes

Drivers arrested on charges of 6th and 7th offense OWI, officials say

MADISON, Wis. - Dane County sheriff's deputies responded to two separate crashes involving intoxicated drivers early Sunday morning, according to a release.

Deputies responded to Sun Prairie Road in the town of Medina around 3:30 a.m. Sunday for reports of a vehicle off the road, officials said.

Upon contacting the driver, Thomas J. Mirenda, officials determined he was intoxicated, according to the release. Mirenda was arrested for seventh-offense OWI among other charges.

Deputies also responded to County Highway PB in the town of Montrose around 5:30 a.m. for reports of a vehicle stuck in a snow bank, officials said.

Deputies determined the driver, Keith A. Legler, 39, was intoxicated, according to the release. He was arrested for sixth-offense OWI.

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