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Chippewa Falls man arrested for OWI after car hits woman, garage


Chippewa Falls (WQOW) - Police arrest a Chippewa Falls man for 4th offense OWI after his car hit a woman and a garage.

The Chippewa Falls Police Department says 26-year-old Daniel Lauer was also on probation at the time.

Officers say they were called to a home on Spruce Street around 5 p.m. Tuesday. They say Lauer had fallen asleep in a running vehicle in the driveway. A woman went to wake Lauer up, when the car lurched forward. The car door knocked the woman to the ground. The car also smashed through a closed garage door, hitting another vehicle parked inside. Lauer fled the area after the crash. He was later found at the home and arrested.

The woman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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