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Cottage Grove police say a Woodbury woman admitted she was texting while driving when she crashed into a ditch on Innovation Road at 100th Street. (Photo courtesy of Cottage Grove Police Department)

Cottage Grove police: Intoxicated woman crashes car while texting

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A woman who had been drinking admitted to police she crashed her car in a Cottage Grove ditch while texting on her cellphone.

A police officer on patrol shortly before 1 a.m. Aug. 25 found a vehicle in a ditch on Innovation Road at 100th Street, near the 3M-Cottage Grove entrance. As the officer arrived on scene, 3M security was calling 911 to report the crash and that the driver was trying to drive out of the ditch.


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