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Police: Medical episode may have led to trash truck crashing into gas station

(WISH Photo)

LAWRENCE, Ind. (WISH) — Police in Lawrence believe a medical episode may have preceded a trash truck crashing into a gas station.

The Lawrence Police Department says a trash truck crashed into the Thornton’s gas station near Pendleton Pike and Sunnyside Road just before 7 a.m.

The crash damaged the canopy and kerosene pump. Police say the gas station is closed as a result.

Police say the driver may have experienced a medical episode and showed no signs of impairment. The driver was taken to a hospital to be checked out.

(WISH Photo)