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December 11th, 2008
Woman arrested after truck crashes into apartment

From the city of San Marcos

San Marcos police have arrested a 25-year old woman for intoxication assault after she backed a pickup truck into an apartment at the Villas at Willow Springs, injuring a 12 year old boy.

Police said Natascha Corke, (DOB 08-15-83) was intoxicated when she backed a Ford F150 nearly 92 feet across the parking lot, crashing into an apartment about 12:54 a.m. Thursday. She was identified as the assistant manager for the complex, located at 1506 I-35 South in San Marcos.

Witnesses told police that they saw the wheels of the truck spin out and then the truck crashed into the apartment after traveling 91.7 feet across the parking lot. A 12 year old boy was asleep in his bed adjacent to the wall through which the truck crashed.

Police said the victim was alert when EMS arrived but he was transported to Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin with possible head injuries.

Police arrested Corke for intoxication assault and took a mandatory blood draw. Results of the test are pending. She was taken to the Hays County Law Enforcement Center and Justice of the Peace JoAnne Prado set bond at $100,000.

The building did not suffer major structural damage, officials said.

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