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man hit by train was allegedly drunk

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 16:16 PM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News
Police say a drunk driver got his car stuck on the tracks and hit by a train

In LaPorte over the weekend.

It was about 5 a.m. Saturday when police responded to the 300 block of

Washington St.

According to police...witnesses saw the eastbound vehicle turn north

onto the tracks.

The 2003 Chevy Malibu was stuck on the rails when hit by a Norfolk Southern train.

33 year old Robert Arrowsmith was looked over by paramedics and

wound up at LaPorte Hospital.

Police say a blood draw revealed an alcohol level more than three times the legal limit.

A warrant is being sought for his arrest on a drunk driving charge.
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