Suspected DUI Crash Closes Rt. 15

Rt. 15 north of Leesburg was closed for several hours this morning after a suspected DWI driver crashed and brought down utility lines.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Rachel M. Spencer, 30, of Leesburg, crashed into a utility pole near Saint Clair Lane just after 2 a.m. She was charged with driving under the influence—second offense in 5 years.

Rt. 15 was closed in both directions while crews made repairs and was reopened to traffic around 8 a.m.

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