Charges filed months after SUV slams into Marshall-Shadeland home, injuring 4

PITTSBURGH — Charges have been filed after a black Chevy Tahoe SUV slammed into a home on Woodland Avenue in Pittsburgh’s Marshall-Shadeland neighborhood on December 17.

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Months into the investigation, Pittsburgh police now say driver Dennis Harris was drunk and filed a series of charges on Wednesday.

Newly filed police paperwork revealed he had a blood alcohol content of .255, more than three times the legal limit.

He also allegedly traveled at a speed of 70 miles per hour in a 25-mile-per-hour zone seconds before the crash.

Investigators say nine people were inside the house and six were kids.

Two of those kids were injured by flying debris.

Harris, according to police, was also severely injured and went to the hospital in critical condition.

Court filings show Harris has had his driving privileges suspended since 2004.

He’s charged with nine counts of reckless endangerment as well as DUI and several other related charges.

Harris has been ordered to appear in court for a preliminary hearing on June 20.

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