Driver hits utility pole, in critical condition

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) A woman is in critical condition after hitting a utility pole early Sunday.

Just before 2 a.m., Hannah Bercot, 25, was driving southbound on Country Road 61. While rounding a curve, she drifted left of the center of the road. She over-corrected and lost control of her car, crossing back over the center line and hitting a utility pole.

Bercot was air lifted to Parkview Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

Bercot was not wearing a seat belt.

Police believe alcohol and speed are factors in the crash.



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