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Carl Philbert, 31, dead after filling truck with propane, crashing into woman's apartment in Fort Pierce

Modified Date: 
Thu, 07/06/2017 - 9:01am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Man rams truck full of propane into apartment, dies

A car exploded inside an apartment building. It was driven by a man who police say was targeting a woman inside apartment B. 

He put propane tanks on his vehicle Tuesday and purposefully drove it into the apartment, police said.

The driver, 31-year-old Carl Philbert, died at the scene, but everyone in the apartment building, including the woman's 3-year-old child, was able to escape safely. 

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Fort Pierce Police Department released body camera footage of July 4th, fiery crash at Palm Court Apartments.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Carl Philbert

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