The Free Press, Mankato, MN

November 14, 2012

Dump truck ignites on St. Peter roadway


Associated Press

ST PETER — Fire destroyed a dump truck Wednesday as it rolled away from an intersection on Highway 169 in St. Peter.

Police say the vehicle was stopped at an intersection around 2 p.m. Wednesday and, when it pulled way, the driver noticed flames coming from under the hood. He pulled the vehicle over to the side of the road and fled and called 911.

No one was injured and the vehicle was destroyed. No other vehicles were involved.