3 dead and 2 injured after driver plows through Walmart store

At least three people were confirmed dead and two others were injured in a recent incident where a vehicle plowed into Walmart’s facade in Pella, Iowa, an article of CBS News reported on December 2.

Information coming from witnesses said the 66-year-old Knoxville man was driving on December 1st at a high rate of speed when he struck the store’s glass facade and droveĀ inside the store. The fatalities were two Walmart staffers and a shopper. Another shopper and the vehicle driver responsible for the collision sustained injuries as well. It was not clear during the incident if the driver was under the influence of intoxicants or if he had a medical condition when the crash took place.

Records showed he does not have any traffic or criminal violations. A state official told reports they think what happened was an accident and it may take some time for them to finish the investigation. As of reporting, no charges have been filed against the driver.


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