• Disabled vehicle pushed by trooper hits building, gas line in Tacoma

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    A disabled vehicle that was being pushed out of the way by a Washington State Patrol trooper struck a building and gas line in Tacoma on Tuesday night.

    The incident happened at about 8 p.m.

     

     

    Trooper Brooke Bova said a trooper was helping a disabled vehicle on State Route 509 toward Pacific Avenue. The driver, who was the only occupant in the vehicle, failed to navigate and struck a building and a gas line. 

    KIRO 7 has a crew heading to the scene and will have a live report tonight at 11.

    Troopers said the driver wasn’t wearing a seat belt when she hit the building and has a sore knee. 
    Four blocks and the Harmon Building were evacuated.

    No injuries were reported.

    Detectives are continuing their investigation. 

     

     


     

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