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Crash outside Westby church leads to drunk-driving accusation



A Sunday morning crash outside a church in Westby had led to an arrest.

The one-car accident happened around 2:30 a.m., when a car rolled over and struck a staircase outside the Westby Coon Prairie Lutheran Church.

Chloe Stanley of Westby is suspected of driving drunk and failing to control a vehicle. The 21-year-old was taken to a Viroqua hospital for treatment.

The car caused damage to a staircase, a railing and a retaining wall at the church.

No date is listed yet for a court appearance.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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