Indianapolis man charged after police say he damaged Parke County covered bridge

An Indianapolis man is facing charges after police say he drove through and damaged a Parke County covered bridge.

Posted: Jan 23, 2020 1:04 PM
Updated: Jan 24, 2020 11:40 AM

PARKE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - An Indianapolis man is facing charges after police say he drove through and damaged a Parke County covered bridge.

The sheriff's office says deputies went to the Jackson Covered Bridge on Wednesday afternoon.

The bridge is just north of Bloomingdale.

Deputies received a report for a hit and run crash at the bridge. They found the bridge had several broken or damaged upper support beams.

Police arrested Michael Dodson of Indianapolis. Deputies said he was driving a furniture delivery truck they found at a house in the area.

Dodson is facing a preliminary charge of leaving the scene of a property damage crash.

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