The owner of a historic Quincy building that was the site of a bizarre fatal crash in August said it's too costly to repair the building.
Ventura, Calif. real estate owner Drew Payan said the former site of the Crossing Thrift Store at 728 Adams that was destroyed in an Aug. 21 will be demolished.
The building sustained more than $300,000 in damage.
"It's a shame," he said. "that was one of the prettiest buildings that I owned. You don't find too many of those building in Quincy."
Matthew Fulmer, 30, of Quincy died at the scene. Police believe he crashed his speeding truck along Eighth Street before he crashed into the building.
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Fulmer's cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy.
Payan, who owns three other properties in Quincy, said demolition will begin in the coming weeks.