• Police: Woman who crashed car IDs herself as Hello Kitty

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    PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) - Police in Rhode Island say a Massachusetts woman who flipped her car onto its roof after striking a home identified herself to investigating officers as Hello Kitty.

    Police say 25-year-old Karina Dominguez Martinez, of Worcester, Massachusetts struck the concrete stairs of a vacant Pawtucket home at about 1 a.m. Saturday before rolling.

    A witness tells WPRI-TV the she was driving erratically with her lights off just before the crash.

    Dominguez Martinez gave her name as Hello Kitty and was treated at the scene for scrapes and bruises. Police said she had opened bottles of sangria in her car.

    She was charged with driving under the influence and resisting arrest.

    She was released on her own recognizance pending arraignment on Wednesday. It's unclear if she has a lawyer.

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