Zwolle woman arrested after pursuit through Lake Charles

Updated: Aug. 28, 2019 at 12:53 PM CDT
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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A woman has been arrested after a pursuit through Lake Charles this morning that ended when she crashed into a road sign, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s Office Spokeswoman Kim Myers says, deputies responded to a call around 7 a.m. about a woman that was passed out in her car at a restaurant on Ryan St. When deputies arrived the suspect fled the scene resulting in a low speed pursuit that ended when she crashed into a street sign on the corner of Ryan St. and Division St.

The suspect was identified as Krystal Gaudet, 34, from Zwolle. After the incident Gaudet was brought to a local hospital.

Lake Charles Police are investigating the crash.

Gaudet is currently still at a local hospital and is accused of drug, aggravated flight, and DWI charges.

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