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Wisconsin Woman To Receive Mental Evaluation Following Wrong Way Chase and Crash On I-70 Near Vandalia

A 68-year-old Milwaukee, Wisconsin woman was taken to the Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia for a mental evaluation after crashing her car into a concrete bridge support on I-70 near the U.S. 51 interchange in Vandalia.  

State Police say they were pursuing Georgia Fortwood as she was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of the Interstate when the wreck occurred around 2:20 Friday morning.  Fortwood was not injured.  She had traveled about five miles in the wrong direction on the interstate before the crash.

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