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Alabama police are looking for truck driver who caused power outage, $100K in damage


Police in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, are asking for public help in identifying a truck driver who they say caused a costly crash last week.

According to the Tuscaloosa Police Department (TPD), the crash occurred at a Chevron gas station location at around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30.

Police say that the truck driver struck a pole, which then struck the roof of the Chevron building. This sparked a small fire and caused a power outage.

The cost of the damage is estimated at $100,000.

The TPD says that the driver of the truck is a white male in his 20s or 30s. His vehicle is described as a white or silver truck hauling an orange enclosed trailer.

Anyone with information is asked to call Tuscaloosa Police Department at (205) 349-2121 or CrimeStoppers at 205-752-STOP (7867).


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