CALEDONIA — A Chicago woman was arrested Monday after she was reportedly caught speeding in a construction zone on Interstate 94 with children in her car and while allegedly under the influence.

At approximately 2:24 p.m. Monday, a Wisconsin State Patrol inspector stopped a Black Nissan sedan — driven by 22-year-old Brittany M. Kirkland. She was allegedly driving 86 mph in a 60 mph construction zone on I-94, near the northbound off-ramp to Seven Mile Road, according to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation news release.

Kirkland also reportedly had two children under the age of 16 in the vehicle.

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During a search of the vehicle, the inspector allegedly found marijuana. Kirkland reportedly refused field sobriety tests and was taken to the hospital for a blood draw. She is facing pending charges of speeding, driving without a valid license, first offense OWI with passengers 16 years and under in the vehicle and possession of marijuana.

The two juvenile passengers were eventually picked up and released to a family member.

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Alyssa Mauk covers breaking news and courts. She enjoys spending time with her family, video games, heavy metal music, watching YouTube videos, comic books and movies.

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