OELWEIN – An Oelwein woman has been arrested after she allegedly crashed her car while intoxicated with an 8-year-old child in the vehicle.

Fayette County sheriff’s deputies said Amy Sue Dahl, 43, also kicked at a deputy and ambulance staff at the scene.

Dahl was arrested for operating while intoxicated, child endangerment, assault on a peace officer, interference with official acts, open container and reckless driving.

Witnesses told deputies that Dahl had been drinking Fireball while driving on 35th Street around 5:15 p.m. Saturday when her Chevrolet Lumina failed to stay on the roadway as it curved onto Rosebud Lane. The vehicle went into the ditch.

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No injuries were reported in the crash.

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Oelwein Police Department, Oelwein Fire, and Oelwein Ambulance.

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