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Published July 21, 2010, 07:45 AM

ND woman, 59, faces 5th DUI charge in 7 years

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A 59-year-old woman from south-central North Dakota is accused of being a serial drunken driver.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A 59-year-old woman from south-central North Dakota is accused of being a serial drunken driver.

The latest charge against Lynda Ternes-Devine of St. Anthony is a felony, because it is her fifth in seven years. She allegedly struck a pedestrian with her vehicle on May 12 in Morton County. Her bond was set at $3,000 cash Tuesday.

Ternes-Devine also faces a misdemeanor DUI charge in Burleigh County for an April 21 incident in which she is suspected of striking an 84-year-old man with her car in downtown Bismarck.

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