Police: Man crashes truck into Ohio hospital, killing employee

Officials say a man drove his truck into an Ohio hospital, killing an employee. (Source: WCMH/CNN)

CANAL WINCHESTER, Ohio (WCMH/CNN) – A man is in custody after authorities said he crashed his pickup truck into an Ohio hospital Friday morning, killing an employee.

Raymond Leiendecker, 45, drove the truck into the Diley Ridge Medical Center in Canal Winchester just before 10 a.m., according to investigators.

The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office said it appears that Leiendecker intentionally hit the hospital.

The truck crashed through the emergency room doors and went completely inside the building.

At least three people were hurt in the crash, including Leiendecker, who is being treated at an area hospital.

Officials said a woman is also being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Hospital worker Scott Davis, 61, died from his injuries.

Leiendecker has been charged with aggravated murder, according to court documents.

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