Tara Close charged after drunkenly trying to get out of a car on the interstate

44-year-old Tara Close was jailed on April 30th after trying to get out of a moving vehicle on I-24. Police spoke with Close, who said she was returning from Nashville with her sister and her sister’s friends. She was slurring her speech and unsteady on her feet. Officers could smell alcohol coming from her as she explained that she was arguing with the other women in the car and wanted to get out. She said they dropped off one of the women on Peachers Mill, and she finally jumped out. The driver told police that close tried to open the door multiple times while driving on I-24. She refused to follow the officer’s instructions during the investigation and was placed into custody.

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