Impaired driver attempts to run down pedestrian, police say

Impaired driver attempts to run down pedestrian, police say

A Reedsburg woman was arrested Saturday after police said she attempted to strike a pedestrian walking on a the sidewalk.

The Reedsburg Police Department said officers responded at 6:15 p.m. to a report of a woman who had nearly run over a pedestrian in the 400 block of Alexander Avenue. The drjiver, who was found in the intersection of West Main Street and Preston Avenue, was identified as 38-year-old Regina I. Garcia.

Garcia was involved in a family dispute with the person she attempted to hit with her car, officials said. No injuries were reported.

Garcia is charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety, second-offense operating while intoxicated, having an invalid driver’s license and obstructing an officer.

Garcia was being held in the Sauk County Jail pending review by the District Attorney’s Office.

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