ISP: Intoxicated driver crashes vehicle on I-70 in Morgan County

(WISH Photo, file/Kevin Stinson)

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — Indiana State Police arrested a woman on Sunday night after she crashed her vehicle on Interstate 70.

ISP said the single vehicle crash happened on westbound I-70 near the 52 mile marker around 8:50 p.m. According to the preliminary investigation, a 1994 Pontiac was traveling westbound on I-70 when the driver, 49-year-old Candice Cooper, lost control of her vehicle.

Cooper appeared to be intoxicated and gave police a false name at the scene, police said.

ISP also found that Cooper had pharmaceutical drugs without a prescription in her vehicle.

Cooper was booked in the Morgan County Jail on preliminary charges of possession of a controlled substance, false identity statement and operating while intoxicated-controlled substance. She was also cited for driving without a valid licence.

Cooper was not injured in the crash. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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