Woman fighting for life after being struck by suspected drunk driver

Aaron Krause • Aug 8, 2014 at 11:55 PM

A Bellevue woman was listed in critical condition in intensive care at a Toledo Hospital following a crash early Thursday evening on U.S. 20 near Lyme Street.

Pamela Beckham, of Bellevue, was flown by a medical helicopter to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center following a crash early Thursday evening.

Marilyn Perry, 62, of Lindsey, was traveling east on East Main Street and reportedly struck Beckham as the woman exited her vehicle parked in front of the Bellevue Public Library.

Beckham was flown by a LifeFlight helicopter to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center.

Perry was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, driving in marked lanes and failure to control. She was taken to the Huron County Jail. Further charges against Perry are pending results of a blood test. Perry posted a $200 bond Thursday night, having posted 10 percent of a $2,000 bond.

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