Holland Woman Arrested For OWI; Walking Away From Accident

Fulkerson55-year old Jana Fulkerson (pictured) of Holland has been arrested after an accident Monday night in Huntingburg.

Indiana State Police say Fulkerson is charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxciated (.13%), and driving while being classified as an habitual traffic offender which is a Class D felony in Indiana.

Police say Fulkerson was driving a car that struck a tree near Fourth and Main Streets (U. S. 231) in Huntingburg at about 8:43pm.  Police say the car bounced back onto the highway after striking the tree, blocking the southbound lane.  It was then police say Fulkerson left the scene on foot.

Fulkerson was seen by witnesses running south on U.S. 231 from the scene.  She was later located walking along Geiger Street by a Huntingburg police officer who returned her to the scene of the accident.

Police say she initially lied about the incident but eventually admitted to driving the car and leaving the scene.

Fulkerson also faces misdemeanor counts of false informing and leaving the scene of a property damage accident.

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