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Car in River-Driver Intoxicated



Winona County Sheriff David Brand says toxicology tests on the driver of the SUV that veered off Riverview Drive and landed in the Mississippi River January 5th show she was legally drunk.

Brand says 36-year-Christina Lee Hauser of Winona had a blood-alcohol level of .16, twice the legal limit.

Hauser was one of four people in the SUV, all the bodies were recovered in the river.

The passengers in the car included 28-year old Blake Overland of Stewartville, 29-year old Matthew Erickson of Chatfield and 29-year old Andrew Kingsbury of La Crosse.

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