DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas man is facing criminal charges for running over a woman with his monster truck in a strip club parking lot.
Police say a drunk-driver in a lifted Ford F-250 pick up truck ran over and killed a woman outside the Spearmint Rhino strip club early Thursday morning.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Tello Hernandez Faces Intoxication Manslaughter Charge Following Fatal Crash
KRLD’s Austin York Reports
The woman was talking to someone in the parking lot of the club on I-35E and Walnut Hill when she was struck by the truck’s giant wheels.READ MORE: Homeowner Terry Duane Turner Charged In Slaying Of Motorist Adil Dghoughi In His Driveway
Melinda Gutierrez with Dallas Police says the driver claimed he didn’t see the woman because his truck is so high off the ground. Gutierrez says when the truck started to drive off several witnesses ran the truck down and stopped the driver.
The woman, 23-year-old Kasey McKenzie of Granbury who was an employee of the club, died at the scene from her injuries.MORE NEWS: Dallas Neighborhood Crime Spike Has Many Questioning, 'Is Uptown Going Downhill?'
The driver, identified as Eric Crutchfield, was taken into custody. He remains jailed on charges of intoxication manslaughter and driving with a suspended license.