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Stories tagged: truck

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

Stainless steel, broken glass and busted buzz: Tesla makes a pickup

Tesla’s pickup truck unveiling goes off-script when windows splintered during what was to be a strength demonstration.

UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019

Three injured in Spokane Valley crash

The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a two-car crash that sent three people to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. The crash, which happened at about 12:45 …

UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019

Woman just released from Spokane County Jail crashes into truck and flees scene, police say

After police booked a woman into jail on suspicion of driving with a suspended license Wednesday, she was released, but shortly after she crashed her car into a truck and …

Truck slams into crowd on highway in Guatemala; 18 dead

A large truck slammed into a crowd gathered on a dark highway in western Guatemala, killing 18 people and leaving bodies scattered on the roadway, firefighters said Thursday.

UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019

Hourlong chase at speeds reaching 128 mph from Spokane Valley to Davenport ends in rollover crash

Speeds reached 128 mph as a driver in a pickup truck led law enforcement on a chase Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 2 that started in Spokane Valley and ended …

UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019

Semitruck crash that closed I-90 Friday night was carrying 16 2,000-pound missiles

A semitruck that crashed on Interstate 90 on Friday night, shutting down both directions of the road, was carrying 16 2,000 pound missiles, according to a news release from Idaho …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

Police: Man says he stole Pepsi truck to get to the airport

Authorities say an Oklahoma man stole a Pepsi truck as the driver was unloading soda in the back.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019

Krispy Kreme delivers doughnuts to officers over pastry loss

Krispy Kreme has stepped in to comfort Kentucky police officers mourning the loss of a doughnut truck that caught fire.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018

Man dies in single-vehicle rollover crash

A man died in a single-car crash in Lincoln County on Friday night when his truck rolled after drifting off the highway. Ricky M. Gumm, 43, of Davenport, was driving …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018

Two trucks get stuck under Spokane railroad overpasses this week

Two trucks were wedged under train overpasses in three days in Spokane, most recently Thursday, according to Spokane Police.

Man missing for several days is found alive trapped under a truck

A man missing was found Monday night in stable condition after being trapped underneath a truck for several days.

Trucker dies in fiery collision on I-84 in southern Idaho

One trucker died and another was seriously injured when their tractor-trailers collided and exploded in an Interstate 84 construction zone near this town east of Twin Falls on Tuesday morning.

Truck crashes through brick wall, into elementary school

Authorities say a pickup truck crashed through a brick wall and into a Washington elementary school.

NTSB: Truck hit by GOP train was on tracks after warning

Witnesses to a collision between a train carrying Republican congressmen and a garbage truck in rural Virginia have told investigators the truck entered the railroad crossing after safety gates came …

Ram trucks recalled to fix problem with gear shifters

Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 229,000 Ram trucks, mostly in North America, because they can be shifted out of park without a key in the ignition or a foot on …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018

Ram truck Super Bowl ad using MLK speech draws backlash

The ad shows people doing service-oriented tasks set against audio of King’s speech, which urges people to be “great” by serving the greater good rather than being successful. It was …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

Ford sued in federal court over claims of diesel emissions cheating

Another lawsuit over diesel emissions was filed Wednesday in federal court in Detroit. This case, filed by a group of Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty owners, alleges Ford cheated …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017

Giant Idaho publicity potato to become tiny vacation rental

A Boise woman plans to make a miniature rental home of the 6-ton replica Russet Burbank that’s traversed the U.S. since 2011 aboard the Idaho Potato Commission’s Great Big Idaho …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017

Feds: Truck attack suspect said ‘he felt good about’ rampage

Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges Wednesday against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead, saying he was spurred to attack by the Islamic State …

Two bodies found in pickup truck in Chelan County

The bodies of a man and woman have been found in a pickup truck near a Washington highway.

IS suicide bomber kills 36 in Baghdad market

A suicide bomber driving a pickup loaded with explosives struck a bustling market in Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 36 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State …

Investigators seek supply network for slain Berlin attacker

Investigators on Saturday worked to determine if the Berlin Christmas market attacker got any logistical support to cross at least two European borders and evade capture for days before being …

Truck strikes, kills 5-year-old boy in Granger parking lot

The Washington State Patrol said a 5-year-old is dead after being struck by a pickup truck in a convenience store parking lot in Granger.

Dump truck smashes through Pittsburgh FBI gate, but no terror suspected

A dump truck driver from Ohio purposely crashed his vehicle through the security gate of the FBI’s offices in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, injuring himself but no one else, an agency …

Teens arrested after sword attack

Two teenage boys were arrested Tuesday after what law enforcement describes as a drug-fueled crime spree during which they assaulted one boy’s mother with a sword and planned to eat …

Driver who hit pedestrian Wednesday located

The commercial vehicle that struck and killed a man Wednesday morning at Second Avenue and Thor Street in Spokane, has been located and the driver has been interviewed by the …

Owners, dealers struggle to move gas-guzzlers

Eight years ago Jon Burke bought a new Chevy Suburban for $40,600. He estimates that even with after-market upgrades, the sport utility vehicle is worth around $10,000 retail. Even with …

Drive-by advertising

A vivid lime-green, diesel-powered truck regularly cruises the streets of Spokane, but it doesn’t deliver cargo. Instead, it carries a payload of three backlit, scrolling advertisements aimed to catch the …