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OWI arrest after rollover crash in West Lafayette

Just before 11:00 p.m. Wednesday night, Police said the driver, Jeffery Thompson, was heading westbound on Kalberer Road between Kent and McClure Avenue.

Posted: Apr. 19, 2018 12:02 AM
Updated: Apr. 19, 2018 5:12 AM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A rollover crash in West Lafayette has landed one man behind bars. 


Just before 11:00 p.m. Wednesday night, Police said the driver, Jeffery Thompson, was heading westbound on Kalberer Road between Kent and McClure Avenue. That's when investigators believe Thompson crossed the center line and struck a crosswalk sign and pole. The car ended up on its side.

The West Lafayette Fire Department had to cut Thompson from the car. He was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

Thompson was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. As of Thursday morning, Thompson was in the Tippecanoe County Jail.

Kalberer Road was closed down while crews cleared the scene. It opened back up after 11:30 p.m.

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