20 year old Kaytlynn Rice, of Livingston, crashed her 2008 Mitsubishi Galant into this house off of Pratt Road.
Driver Crashes Into House, Arrested for DWI, LIVINGSTON, August 13, 2017 - Shortly after 5 am on August 13, 2017, a white, 2008 Mitsubishi Galant, driven by Kaytlynn Rice, 20, of Livingston, was west-bound on Pratt Road. Rice had just left a nearby party in the neighborhood. Her vehicle left the pavement to the left, crashed through a chain link fence, and then slammed into an abandoned house. Rice was able to get out of the wreckage. An ambulance was dispatched to the scene, but Rice was physically okay and refused medical transport. Deputy Teddy Sims was dispatched to the scene along with Trooper Ashlee White with the Texas Highway Patrol and later Trooper Allen Stanton. Trooper White conducted a field sobriety test on Rice and placed her under arrest for driving while intoxicated. Rice could be facing other charges as the investigation continues. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered Rice's vehicle and it will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston.
EDITOR'S NOTE: A relative has informed PolkCountyToday.com that the house has not been abandoned. In fact, the house is watched and visited daily.
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Rice crashed through this fence, then continued for approximately 20 yards and slammed into a house.
Rice recounts her story to Trooper Ashlee White (Rice's boyfriend, pictured at front of car showed up to help his girlfriend).
White conducted a field sobriety test on Rice.
Rice was placed under arrest and charged with driving while intoxicated.
Rice was loaded into a unit and transported to Polk County Jail.
Rice's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing.
Trooper Allen Stanton is assisting in the investigation.
Local dog, "Boogie" was on hand to assist in any way.
Houdini assisted with towing duties.
Mixi was on duty for PolkCountyToday.com.
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