Woman arrested after crashing into liquor store, hurting employee

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A woman police said crashed her car into a Fort Wayne liquor store Wednesday night while driving drunk, hurting an employee, has been arrested.

Mona McCoy

Fort Wayne police and medics were called to the Belmont Beverage store at 1414 E. Tillman Road around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, they found the store’s front windows shattered and the car completely inside the building.

An employee who had been working inside the store at the time – 56-year-old Kimberly Laue – was hurt in the crash. She was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

The driver – 59-year-old Mona McCoy – was arrested on a charge of Operating While Intoxicated. She was booked into Allen County Lockup.

Officers are still investigating the incident.

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