Alleged speeder booked for DWI

A Choudrant woman was arrested early Saturday morning for DWI after she was clocked speeding on Interstate 20.

At about 2:30 a.m., a Louisiana State Police trooper clocked a pickup truck eastbound on I-20 at milepost 91 traveling 93 miles per hour in a 70 mph zone. The truck was stopped and Alexis McKey, 18, was found to be the driver.

The trooper noticed signs of alcohol use and administered field sobriety tests. Based on performance on the tests, McKey was arrested and taken to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center.  A breath test showed a blood alcohol content of .169g%, over twice the legal limit of .08g%.

McKey was booked for first offense DWI and speeding. Bail was set at $1,500.

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