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Miriam Carey, the woman authorities say rammed her car into the White House gates and led police on a chase before she was shot and killed. Miriam Carey, the woman authorities say rammed her car into the White House gates and led police on a chase before she was shot and killed.
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STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - A former employer of the Connecticut woman who was killed following a Washington car chase says she was fired from her job as a dental hygienist about a year ago.
    
Periodontist Brian Evans of Hamden, Conn., says Miriam Carey worked at his office for two years and had been a good employee. He declined to comment Friday on how that might have changed or the factors that led to the end of her employment.
    
He said Carey left the office shortly after she was hospitalized with a head injury she suffered in a fall down a staircase.
    
The 34-year-old Stamford woman was identified by law enforcement officials as the woman who led police on a chase through Washington on Thursday after trying to breach a barrier at the White House.
    
Evans said he was shocked and saddened for her family.

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NEW YORK (AP) - More details are emerging about the Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after a car chase in Washington D.C. on Thursday.
    
Miriam Carey has been identified by law enforcement officials as the woman who led police on a chase after trying to breach a barrier at the White House.
    
In November, she had been sued by her condominium association for failure to pay fees.
    
Her mother has told ABC News that Carey began suffering from post-partum depression after giving birth to her daughter last year.

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STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - The Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after a car chase in Washington had been sued by her condominium association for failure to pay fees.
    
The complaint filed in November by the association for the Stamford building said Miriam Carey had failed to pay her fees in full since August 2010 and owed the association $1,759 in addition to collection costs. The lawsuit was settled in February.
    
The lawsuit by the Woodside Green Association indicates Carey took out a mortgage on her Stamford condo in the amount of $237,616 in September 2009.
    
The 34-year-old Carey was identified by law enforcement officials as the woman who led police on a chase through Washington on Thursday after trying to breach a barrier at the White House.
    
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