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Woman flown to hospital after jumping from vehicle

Driver suspected of OWI

TOWN OF SYLVESTER, Wis. - An Albany woman was flown to a hospital after jumping from a vehicle, according to a report from the Green County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said Heather L.D. Halverson, 26, jumped from a vehicle driven by Laverne J. Richards, 47, of Monroe, in the northbound lane State Highway 59 south of Burkhalter Road after 6 p.m. Sunday. Halverson fell onto the pavement and was taken to a hospital by MedFlight.

Richards was arrested on suspicion of first-offense operating while intoxicated.

Monroe police, Juda first response and Monroe EMS assisted at the scene.

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