Washington man arrested for OWI following accident

Washington man arrested for OWI following accident

A Washington, Iowa, man was arrested for operating while intoxicated last week after he lost control of the vehicle he was driving and ended up in the ditch in the 2700 block of Highway 71.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported it responded to a report of a vehicle was speeding, lost control and was in the ditch at about 12:11 a.m. May 2.

The driver, Drew Ousey, 21, was found at the scene. His sobriety was checked and he was arrested for first offense OWI.

Ousey was transported to Clay County jail, where he was held to appear before a magistrate.

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