Illinois Woman Picks Up Unwanted Guest During Sunday Morning Stroll Through Geode State Park

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office reports of a single vehicle accident in Geode State Park on Sunday morning, in which the driver was intoxicated.

At approximately 5:33am on July 7th, the HCSO was notified of an accident in the 3300 grid of Racine Avenue.

An investigation into the accident determined that Linda Schrock, 70, of Stronghurst Illinois, was driving a passenger car entering Geode State Park. After failing to navigate the turn the vehicle left the roadway and entered the ditch where it struck several bushes/small trees before coming to a rest.

Observations of intoxication/impairment were observed from Linda and Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were administered.

As a result of this investigation, Linda was charged with Operating While Intoxicated and cited for Failure to Maintain Control.