UPDATE: Truck Crashes Through Fence At Fairchild Air Base - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Truck Crashes Through Fence At Fairchild Air Base

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A pickup truck crashed through a chain-link perimeter fence Sunday night at Fairchild Air Force Base. A pickup truck crashed through a chain-link perimeter fence Sunday night at Fairchild Air Force Base.

UPDATE: Arika McDowell, the 22-year-old driver of a vehicle that crashed through the fence at Fairchild AFB, is being charged with D.U.I. and Reckless Endangerment of a Child. 

The woman driver's 14-year-old brother was in the passenger seat at the time of the crash and was taken to Sacred Heart suffering from a back injury. 

Police say they believe the woman passed out behind the wheel before going through the fence up to 400 feet. The driver was taken to Spokane County jail.

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SPOKANE, Wash. - A pickup truck crashed through a chain-link perimeter fence Sunday night at Fairchild Air Force Base.
    
The driver continued on a perimeter road to a gate where the truck was surrounded by security forces.
    
Washington State Patrol troopers arrested the 22-year-old driver on suspicion of drunken driving and endangering a 14-year-old passenger who was injured in the crash.
    
A 30-foot section of fence was being repaired Sunday night, and the breach had little impact on Fairchild operations.

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