Arrest made after crash investigation

Rusty Clark is arrested Monday for DUI and reckless endangerment in a crash which occurred in December.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
WINFIELD —Rusty Clark, 51, of Winfield, has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence and reckless endangerment after a car accident in December of last year.
According to police, tests showed that Clark’s alcohol blood level was above the legal limit at the time of the accident.  
Clark turned himself in on Monday morning, Jan. 30, and is currently being held in Marion County Jail as of press time Monday.
According to Winfield Police Chief Brett Burleson, Clark was driving south on State Highway 129 toward Bankhead Highway when the camera at the traffic light caught him racing through the intersection on Dec. 18. An officer at the police station saw the truck careen through the intersection on the camera’s live feed, and officers responded to the scene, along with other emergency responders.

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