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Woman Formally Accused Of Drunk Driving In Tanker Accident

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Melissa Skidmore has been arrested for driving drunk during the tanker accident two weeks ago.  

The accident happened on December 4th.  

Police were called to M-68 in Cheboygan County's Forest Township when her car hit a propane tanker. 

Skidmore lost control of her car, crossed the center line and hit a truck carrying liquid propane.  

 The car was split into two.  

 The tanker rolled to its side and slid down M-68.  

 Both drivers were taken to the hospital for non life threatening injuries.  

After blood tests came back, results show that her blood alcohol content was at .09%.

 Skidmore was arraigned on charges of operating while intoxicate and her bond has been set at $5,000.  
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