Drunk Mother Injures 3-Year-Old In Crash (PHOTOS)

By Emma Koch

Credit: Garrett Police Department

Drunk Mother Injures 3-Year-Old In Crash (PHOTOS)


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August 1, 2013 Updated Aug 1, 2013 at 2:50 PM EST

GARRETT, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) -- 23-year-old Erin Tarlton of Garrett faces criminal charges after police say she was involved in a drunk driving crash that injured her 3-year-old daughter.

In incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of S. Hamsher St. Police say Tarlton struck a parked vehicle and that her blood alcohol concentration was over twice the legal limit.

Tarlton's 3-year-old was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital for treatment and a 5-year-old also in the vehicle was not injured.

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