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Peru Woman Off To Prison For Hitting Construction Worker

Posted by wlpo on September 17, 2010

A woman from Peru is headed to prison after hitting a construction worker near Piety Hill.

55 year old Delores Henry pled guilty in late July to DUI of drugs and was sentenced Thursday to 4 ½ years in prison.  She admits to driving with marijuana in her system on April 2008 when she hit a flagger working on 351. The flagger, Eliseo Escatel of Peru was treated and released from Illinois Valley Community Hospital.

At the time of the crash, Henry was driving with a suspended license and had a previous criminal record.

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