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Suspect crashes car into Knoxville home before fleeing, stealing truck

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Authorities are investigating after a car crashed into a Knoxville home. 

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said a driver crashed into a home at the corner of Lee Street and Dameron Street in Knoxville before fleeing on foot before stealing a nearby truck. The suspect was driving with a passenger who broke their arm and was transported to UT Medical Center.

The suspect fled to nearby Wray Street and stole a woman's truck. The woman tells THP she was visiting her parents who live on Wray Street and went inside briefly before the suspect stole the truck.

The woman says she doesn't own the stolen truck and that it belonged to a friend. 

This is a developing story and we'll continue to update the details as they become available. 


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