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ELKHART — An Elkhart woman is accused of driving under the influence when she was involved in a May crash that caused injuries requiring the amputation of a scooter rider’s leg.

A warrant issued Thursday charges Joy Hurd, 23, with causing serious injury when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and causing injury when operating a vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance. Each charge is a Level 6 felony, which carries a punishment of up to 2½ years in jail.

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Hmmm. ...flyin low on weed? And we want to add another intoxicant to the list ! Legally!


You're right we need another prohibition. If only you'd share some smoke.


Only a 2 1/2 year possible sentence for someone losing a leg? Seems pretty light.

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