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Crash leads to arrest for alleged 6th drunken driving offense, Madison police say

September 22, 2018

A Madison woman was arrested for her alleged sixth drunken driving offense Friday morning after she crashed her car into a truck.

Tracey Franklin, 38, was also ticketed for operating after revocation and a red light violation, Madison police said.

The crash and arrest happened around 6:45 a.m. on East Washington Avenue at Thierer Road.

“She ran a red light and t-boned a truck with her car,” said police spokesman Joel DeSpain.

The truck was going south on Thierer Road and had a green light when the truck was hit by Franklin’s car which was going east on East Washington Avenue.

Nobody was seriously hurt.

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