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Woman arrested for driving into National Mississippi River Museum

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An East Dubuque woman is facing charges after allegedly driving into the National Mississippi River Museum.

It happened on Friday, November 10th. 

Dubuque Police confirm 23-year-old Krista Walsh crashed into the museum's entrance. Police conducted a sobriety test. We're told Walsh failed the test, and blew a .250 BAC. That's when she was placed under arrest. She is being charged with Operating While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving.

Walsh admitted to drinking three beers at a wedding earlier that evening. 

The National Mississippi River Museum sustained $20,000 worth of damage due to the crash. 

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