Wrong-way drunk driver reaches plea deal with prosecutors

MILWAUKEE -- The woman accused of driving the wrong way on Highway 45 has reached a plea deal with prosecutors.

27-year-old Rachel Kuebbing pleaded guilty Monday, October 8th to second degree recklessly endangering safety, disorderly conduct and endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon.

Kuebbing was arrested on March 29th for drunk driving, and driving the wrong way on US-45 near Hampton Ave.

Sheriff’s officials say they received 911 calls about a driver swerving across several lanes on northbound US-45. Deputies say Kuebbing stopped her car on the freeway, and made a U-turn.

Deputies were eventually able to stop Kuebbing before she collided with on-coming traffic. She was arrested and taken to the patrol substation where she blew a .23 on the breathalyzer.

Kuebbing is charged with a first offense OWI and felony reckless endangering safety. She faces six to nine months of license revocation, and up to 10 years in prison on a felony charge.

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