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Paso Robles woman arrested on suspicion of DUI after crash

A Paso Robles woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a crash Tuesday night.

Cheryl Futhey, 47, was driving a 1998 Mazda 626 north on Highway 101 when she tried to turn left onto Stockdale Road at 9:10 p.m., according to the CHP. She did not yield to oncoming traffic, and was hit by a 2002 Jeep Cherokee driven by Irma Deleon of Paso Robles.

The Jeep then rolled off the highway and landed in a drainage ditch.

Deleon and her 17-year-old passenger were taken by ambulance to Twin Cities Community Hospital with moderate injuries.

Futhey was not injured. She was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and driving with an expired license. She was booked into County Jail; bail was set at $100,000.

-Larissa Doust



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