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Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard involved in accident in city-owned car

Posted: 5:31 PM, May 24, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-24 18:46:28-04
Carmel mayor in accident in city-owned car

CARMEL, Ind. -- Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard was involved in a car crash last month while he was driving a city-owned vehicle.

Call 6 Investigates obtained a police report from the incident that happened on April 20.

Brainard was driving a Ford Fusion hybrid that crossed the center line on 3rd Avenue SW in Carmel and hit a pickup truck that was hauling a trailer.

According to the police report, Brainard said he was feeling fatigued, but he was not given a sobriety test at the scene.

The driver of the pickup was cited for driving without a license and driving without insurance.

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