Truck barrels into Cape Coral house

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CAPE CORAL, Fla. — A pickup truck flew past a stop sign and into a house on the 800 block of El Dorado Parkway shortly before 11 p.m. Friday, the Cape Coral Police Department said.

Gregory Fischer, via Cape Coral Police Department
Gregory Fischer (Photo courtesy Cape Coral Police Department)

The driver, 43-year-old Gregory Fischer, was unhurt and no one was home at the time, according to police. Interim chief Dave Newlan, who was at a residence nearby, heard the crash and went to the scene, where he detained Fischer until patrol officers arrived.

Fischer is facing DUI and property damage charges. He sped through a stop sign at the corner of El Dorado and Skyline Boulevard before colliding with the home, police said.

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