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Jul 7, 2016 10:54 AM

Woman, 64, facing DWI charges after hitting Laconia police cruiser with officer inside

The Associated Press

LACONIA — Police in Laconia say an officer escaped injury when her cruiser was struck by a driver while stopped at an intersection.

Police say Officer Megan DeNutte was at the intersection of Blueberry Land and North Main Street when she was struck by an SUV at about 5:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Neither DeNutte nor the driver, 64-year-old Rebecca McDougall, of Laconia, was hurt, and the vehicle damage was minor. McDougall was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

It was not immediately known if McDougall had a lawyer. A phone number couldn't be found for her.

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