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FHP: Tampa woman was impaired when she slammed into patrol car

TAMPA — A Tampa woman was charged with DUI after she slammed into a parked, unmarked Florida Highway Patrol car Friday, authorities said.

Nedra Shical Deardra Miller, 29, was driving west on Interstate 4 approaching Interstate 275 just before 3 a.m. Friday when, authoriteis said, her 2000 Chevy Malibu ran into the unmarked patrol car of Sgt. Brenda Simmons, 47.

Simmons had parked the car in the travel lane, the patrol said, and had the emergency lights activated to block traffic from exiting near a construction site.

Simmons had minor injuries and was taken to Tampa General Hospital, the patrol said. Miller was uninjured.

She was arrested on charges of DUI and DUI with property damage and was released from Hillsborough County jail after posting $1,000 bail.

FHP: Tampa woman was impaired when she slammed into patrol car 09/06/13 [Last modified: Friday, September 6, 2013 10:34pm]
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