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One Killed When Pickup Hits Store

A woman was killed Friday when she was riding in a pickup truck that hit JoAnn Fabrics. The truck was driving down the road in Wilmar when it blew through a red light and hit another car. THe truck then bounced off that car and drove through the parking lot of a strip mall, eventually hitting JoAnn Fabrics. The passenger was killed, the driver and her daugher were injured and released.

The Star Tribune writes a lengthy story explaining exactly what happens, with quotes from police and officials from the hospital. They showcase the weird route the truck took to it's final destination--the store.

The Pioneer Press posts a AP story. The AP story doesn't mention anything but the basic facts. However, they do mention that the driver will be charged with criminal vehicular homicide and was intoxicated over the legal limit. The Star Tribune doesn't mention anything about charges or that alcohol was involved.