Knoxville Fire Department removes stolen truck from Holston River
Knoxville Fire Department crews responded to Holston River Park in East Knoxville Tuesday to remove a truck from the river there.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Knoxville Fire Department crews responded to Holston River Park in East Knoxville Tuesday to remove a truck from the river there, Assistant Chief Mark Wilbanks told WVLT News.
Wilbanks added that there was no one in the car and that the Knoxville Police Department was also involved.
WVLT News has reached out to KPD Communications Manager Scott Erland, who provided some insight on the next steps the department will be taking. Erland said the department got the call around 7:50 Tuesday morning. Going forward, Erland added, KPD will be working to identify who owns the truck.
The truck was reported as stolen, Erland said. The owner of the truck parked it outside his house on Churchwell Avenue at around 9:00 p.m. on Monday night but found it gone when he was leaving for work at 2 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
Erland said there is no suspect information.
This is a developing story.
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