Lynn Anderson Charged With DWI

Veteran country singer Lynn Anderson was charged with drunk driving yesterday (Dec. 2) in Denton, Texas, after police found her passed out in her car on the shoulder of a highway.

Veteran country singer Lynn Anderson was charged with drunk driving yesterday (Dec. 2) in Denton, Texas, after police found her passed out in her car on the shoulder of a highway.

Police received a report yesterday morning of a car weaving and driving onto the shoulder on Interstate 35. The caller followed the car until it pulled over and stopped near Denton, about 35 miles north of Dallas, police said.

Anderson, 57, was arrested after officers woke her and conducted a field sobriety test. She was released on $1,000 bond, police said.

Anderson, who lives in Taos, N.M., won a Grammy for the single "Rose Garden" in 1970 and was the Country Music Association's female vocalist of the year in 1971. She released a bluegrass album this year called "Pure Country" (Collectables), her first album in 12 years.


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