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Double amputee who climbed Pikes Peak arrested for DUI, assault: report

Double-amputee Mandy Horvath was Tuesday arrested for alleged DUI and assaulting a medic, a report said.

A double amputee who climbed Pikes Peak and the Manitou Incline in Colorado was this week arrested for alleged DUI and assault of a medic, a report said.

The police said the officers smelled alcohol on Mandy Horvath’s breath and said her speech was impaired, after a man called the police when he saw her leave a bar and drive into a curb, Colorado Springs’ KRDO-TV reported, citing an arrest affivadit.

Horvath then hit the doctor in the face when he arrived at the place, according to the affidavit.

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Horvath, 25, was charged Tuesday with assault on a peace officer, Colorado court records stated, according to the station.

She was known for climbing more than 2700 steps on the Manitou Incline in April and then summiting Pikes Peak about a month later, the report said.

“By one person in the fight is the fight, but at the same time, we all have them,” Horvath previously told the station. “Nothing is impossible, and there is always hope.”

Horvath lost her legs in Nebraska, when she was hit by a train in 2014, KRDO-TV reported earlier.

She said that she had a few drinks, then a black-out and woke up in an ambulance where medics worked on her legs.

She told the station that she believes that she’s a date-rape drug, because she had no memory of leaving the pub or to the train tracks.

Since February, Horvath, was reportedly arrested for DUI two times before Tuesday’s arrest.

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