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Mooresville vehicle pursuit ends in water rescue

MOORESVILLE,Ind. (WISH) – An early morning vehicle pursuit in Morgan County ended in a water rescue.

According to the Mooresville Police Department, the pursuit began due to reports of a drunk driver.

The pursuit began near Bridge Street and State Road 67 in Morgan County shortly after 4 a.m. this morning.

Police say the driver continued to evade police as they turned into a field off of Hadley Road and went into a pond.

The chase ended around 4:15 a.m.

The 47-year-old female driver, who was the only person in the car, was rescued.

She was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Mooresville to be checked for hypothermia and a head injury.

Police say she faces several preliminary traffic violation charges.

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