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      Tower woman charged with drunk driving in propane tanker crash

      Melissa Skidmore, 38, had a blood-alcohol content of .09%, according to lab results, when she crossed the center line on M-68 and hit a propane tanker shortly after 9 a.m. on December 4.

      A Tower woman was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated in the crash that caused a propane tanker to rollover in Cheboygan County in early December.

      Melissa Skidmore, 38, had a blood-alcohol content of .09%, according to lab results, when she crossed the center line on M-68 and hit a propane tanker shortly after 9 a.m. on December 4.

      The Cheboygan County Sheriff reports Skidmore was arrested for operating while intoxicated in Presque Isle County in 2003, as well.

      The judge set bond at $5,000.

      Skidmore is expected back in court on January 2.

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