GREENVILLE, Ky. (3/18/13) – The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision involving an impaired driver that occurred in the parking lot of Harkins Station, just west of Greenville, on Sunday, March 17, 2013, at approximately 1:37 p.m.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Stephanie D. Townsell, 33 of Greenville, KY, was operating a 2012 Chrysler 200 passenger car southbound through the Harkins Station parking lot when she lost control of the vehicle and struck a pole.
Ms. Townsell, who was wearing a seatbelt, was transported via ambulance to the Muhlenberg Community Hospital where she was treated and released. She was determined to be under the influence of canned, compressed air; commonly referred to as “dusting” and charged with the following offenses:
1. DUI 1st Offense
2. Operating on a Suspended/Revoked Operator’s License
3. Failure of Non-Owner to Maintain Required Insurance
She was lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.
Trooper Craig Engler conducted the investigation. Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.
Information provided by Stu Recke (KSP)
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