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Woman charged with child endangerment after crash

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KAIT) - A woman has been charged with child endangerment after a crash that ended with her car in the Mississippi River.

According to Caruthersville Police Investigators say Monday night they found a car stuck in the water on the riverfront. Because of rising water, the area had been blocked off.

Police say the woman drove around the barriers and into the water with her nine year old in the car.

The woman, who is yet to be identified, is charged with endangering the welfare of a minor and driving while intoxicated.

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