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Woman charged with DUI, car hit police car

By Associated Press
Published On: Dec 11 2013 04:17:21 PM MST
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MISSOULA, Mont. -

A Missoula woman faces a charge of driving under the influence after police officers say her car ran a red light and struck their unmarked police vehicle.
    
Sgt. Jim Klowitter says the car 36-year-old Heather Leane Bennett was driving struck the police vehicle at about 11 p.m. Monday.
    
Bennett faces a DUI charge as well as two counts of assault on a peace officer. Klowitter says Bennett is charged with assaulting a Montana Highway Patrol trooper who was investigating the crash as well as someone at the jail.
    
The police officers in the car received minor injuries as did the trooper and the jail officer.