Tennessee: Police – Scott Spangler had a lot of practice driving drunk before killing Benjamin Woodruff; was taking a leak onto steaming crash scene when cops showed up…

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Scott Spangler

From Knoxville News-Sentinel

KNOXVILLE — A 49-year-old Sevierville man with a history of DUI convictions faces an aggravated vehicular homicide charge in a fatal three-vehicle crash Friday on Gov. John Sevier Highway.

Scott C. Spangler also is charged in Knox County with possession of drug paraphernalia, vehicular assault and driving while his driving privilege had been revoked, warrants show.

Spangler, who has an extensive criminal record, is accused of driving into and killing motorist Benjamin Woodruff, 38, of Knoxville, who was stopped in a turn lane on the highway. The crash occurred about 6:20 p.m. near Austin Park Lane, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

When authorities arrived on the scene they found Spangler “standing beside his car in the middle of the road urinating,” according ……MORE