Police Investigating Cause Of Crash That Killed Health Clinic Receptionist; Driver Has Prior DUI Cha


GETTING BY IN THE AREA. SOME CUSTOMERS MAY BE WITHOUT SERVICE. WE WILL PASS ALONG DETAILS WHEN WE GET THEM. WE ARE LEARNING ABOUT THE TRAGIC INCIDENT AT A MEDICAL BUILDING IN WASHINGTON PA. A JEEP WENT AIRBORNE AND CRASHED INTO THE BUILDING KILLING A WORKER AND INJURING TWO OTHER PEOPLE. POLICE WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE DRIVER, PAUL MARTINO JOINS US WITH AN UPDATE. Reporter: THIS IS INCREDIBLY SAD, KIMBERLY’S FAMILY WAS PREPARING FOR A WEDDING IN MEXICO THIS WEEKEND. NOW, THEY ARE PLANNING A FUNERAL HERE IN WASHINGTON COUNTY. MEANWHILE, POLICE ARE FOCUSING IN ON THE JEEP AND THE DRIVER. AS POSSIBLE CAUSES OF THIS TRAGIC ACCIDENT. THE INVESTIGATION CENTERED ON THIS MAN. CHAD SPENCE OF WEST VIRGINIA. HE DROVE THE RED JEEP LIBERTY THAT WENT WILDLY OUT OF CONTROL INTO THE WASHINGTON HEALTH CLINIC OUTPATIENT CENTER. KIMBERLY DOLLAR WAS SITTING AT HER DESK GETTING READY TO LEAVE FOR HER SON’S WEDDING IN MEXICO. WHEN THE JEEP SLAMMED INTO HER — AND KILLED HER. WHAT IS THE DRIVER SAYING ABOUT THE CRASH? YESTERDAY HE DIDN’T HAVE A RECOLLECTION OF THE EVENTS. SO OBVIOUSLY, HE WAS BEING TREATED MEDICALLY SO WE LEFT HIM TO HAVE THAT TAKEN CARE OF. Reporter: FLOWERS WERE PLACED AT THE SCENE OF THE CRASH, THE DAMAGE WAS BEING ASSESSED BY COMPANY OFFICIALS. MEANWHILE, POLICE ARE LOOKING AT THREE POSSIBILITIES. A MECHANICAL FAILURE, MEDICAL PROBLEM THAT CAUSED THE DRIVER TO LOSE CONTROL OR WAS THE DRIVER UNDER THE INFLUENCE? THEY HAVE TAKEN A BLOOD SAMPLE. THAT TAKES THE LONGEST TIME BECAUSE WE HAVE TO SEND THE BLOOD TO A LABORATORY AND THAT TAKES A LITTLE BIT OF TIME TO COMPLETE THE TEST. Reporter: BLOOD TESTS ARE STANDARD IN A CRASH LIKE THIS BUT IN THIS INSTANCE THE DRIVER HAS A BAD HISTORY. CHAD SPENCE HIS CRIMINAL RECORD INCLUDES MANY VIOLATIONS INCLUDING DRIVER AND UNDER THE INFLUENCE, DRUG AND WEAPONS CHARGES. AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN. EVEN SO, POLICE ARE KEEPING AN OPEN MIND. PAST OFFENSES DON’T MEAN HE DID ANYTHING WRONG IN THIS INSTANCE. Reporter: CHAD SPENCE WAS RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL TODAY AND POLICE ARE PREPARING TO INTERVIEW HIM. THEY HAVE ALSO OBTAINED A SEARCH WARRANT TO CHECK OUT THE JEEP. THEY ARE ALSO REVIEWING SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM THE SCENE THAT SHOWS SOME BUT NOT

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