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Truck company involved in fatal wreck has long history of driving infractions

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Truck company involved in fatal wreck has long history of driving infractions

Truck company involved in fatal wreck has long history of driving infractions

A Missouri truck driver who crashed into stopped traffic, killing a mother and her two twin toddlers in Indianapolis, showed "no remorse," according to court records.

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Truck company involved in fatal wreck has long history of driving infractions

EMOTION.THAT'S HOW OFFICERSDESCRIBE A MISSOURITRUCK DRIVER WHOSLAMMED INTO STOPPEDTRAFFIC -KILLING AMOTHER AND HER TWINTODDLERS.THIS ALL HAPPENED ON ANINDIANA INTERSTATE OVERTHE WEEKEND.41 ACTIONINVESTIGATOR JESSICAMCMASTER PULLED THEPOLICE REPORT THATSHOWS THE DRIVERKEEPS CHANGING HISSTORY.THIS IS BRUCE POLLARD,THE DRIVER OF THAT SEMI.ACCORDING TO THESEDOCUMENTS, POLLARDINITIALLY TOLD POLICE HEWAS DRIVING AT 30 TO 3MILES PER HOUR...BUT, ADOWNLOAD FROMPOLLARDS SEMI SHOWSHE WAS DRIVING ATNEARLY DOUBLE THATSPEED... IN ACONSTRUCTION ZONE.THE REPORT LISTSSEVERALINCONSISTANCIES INPOLLARD'S STATEMENTS.FOR INSTANCE, POLLARSAYS A CAR CUT HIM OFFSO HE HIT THE BRAKES.BUT, POLICE SAY MOREDATA FROM THE TRUCKSHOWS POLLARD DID NOTBRAKE UNTIL HE RAN INTOTHE BACK OF A FOTRUCK.AT ONE POINT POLLARDSAYS HE KNOWS HEWASN'T SPEEDING- BUTLATER ADMITS HE WAGOING TOO FAST.POLLARD ALSO SAYS HETOOK HIS EYES OFF THEROAD AT ONE POINT TOREACH FOR HIS ICED TEATHE TRUCKING COMPANY --WESTONTRANSPORTATION -- ISBASED OUT OF NORTHKANSAS CITY.THE 41 ACTION NEINVESTIGATORS DID SOMEDIGGING -- AND FOUNDPOLLARD HAS MORE THAN10 MISSOURI TRAFFICVIOLATIONS AND CHARGESDATING FROM 1993THROUGH MARCH OF THISYEARAT LEAST THREE OF THOSEINCLUDED FAILING TOEQUIP HIS TRUCK WITHTHE REQUIRED BRAKINGSYSTEM.ANOTHER INCLUDEDEXCEEDING THE MAXIMUMDRIVING TIME.POLICE SAY WHEN THEYINFORMED POLLARD THATA MOTHER AND HER TWOCHILDREN WERE KILLED,POLLARD ONLYEXPRESSED CONCERNFOR HIS BELONGINGS,MEDICINE AND WANTED TOKNOW WHAT HOTEL HE'DBE STAYING AT.HE'S BEHIND BARS ONPRELIMINARY CHARGEOF RECKLESS HOMICIDEAND CRIMINALRECKLESSNESS.I'M INVESTIGATOR JESSICAMCMASTER 41 ACTIONNEWS.THE FATE OF A 70




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