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Pickup Vs. House

Samantha Marie Ventura Samantha Marie Ventura

A Wichita Falls woman is facing multiple charges after crashing a truck into a house with a teen and toddler inside the vehicle.

Wichita Falls Police responded to a call around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday for an injury accident in the 1700 block of Monroe Street.

Sergeant Danny Wiggins said Samantha Marie Ventura, 18 was driving on Avenue G with a toddler and teen in the white pick up truck when the she had a seizure and ran over a stop sign. The truck went back on the road and crossed onto Monroe Street.

There the truck jumped the curb, grazed a tree in the front yard of the house and  the residence's vehicle before it veered into the house.

The toddler, who Sergeant Wiggins said was not in a car seat, and Ventura were taken to United Regional with non-life threatening injuries. The teen in the truck was not hurt.

Ventura faces charges of endangering a child and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

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