Woman arrested on DUI charge after crashing into cafe

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Ashlee Abbott

The building housing Klemm’s Candlelite Cafe has been condemned after a car crashed into the building early Wednesday morning.

Just before 3:30 a.m. Wednesday police were called to the 1200 block of East State Boulevard to reports that a car had struck a building. Witnesses at the scene tell WANE 15 that a man and a woman were in the car and were acting strangely after the crash.

Dispatchers confirmed at least one person involved suffered from minor injuries. Around 4:45 a.m. a restoration team began boarding up the windows.

A representative from the Allen County Building Department tells WANE15 that one of the building’s support beams has been damaged and the building is condemned.

Police tell WANE 15 News 25 year old Ashlee Abbott was arrested on a DUI charge after the crash. 

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