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Woman on heroin drives into pole with baby in car, police say

Police said woman admitted to shooting heroin before crash

MADISON, Wis. - A 30-year-old woman admitted to using heroin before crashing her car with a baby on board into a pole in Madison, according to police.

Police responded to South Stoughton Road near Cottage Grove Road at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday for a report of a car that struck a light pole.

A five-month-old baby was on board, according to police. No one was injured.

Lisa J. Gray, 30, of Edgerton and Pardeeville, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree reckless endangerment, operating while impaired and she was cited on suspicion of marijuana possession.

Police said the baby was turned over to a responsible adult.

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