By Chad Ingram
Published Feb. 6 2017
No one was injured after a truckcrashed through the wall of Dollo's Foodland on the afternoon ofSunday Feb. 5.
It was about 1 p.m. when the truckwhich had been stationed in the store's parking lot lurched to lifeand made its way through the front wall of the building.
“I'm not sure how it happened”owner Jamie Dollo told the paper. “There was no one driving thevehicle. It was a phantom.”
As Dollo explained the vehicle whichhas a standard transmission had been parked and when its youngdriver hit its remote starter button the truck made its way forwardthrough a wall of windows and into the store.
“It came in and took out a wall andthe brick and everything” he said. “I was here just after ithappened.”
No one was injured in the incident andcharges are not being laid.
“Officers investigated the incidentand as a result determined that a vehicle was unoccupied at the timeand was remotely started when a mechanical malfunction resulted”reads a release from the Haliburton Highlands OPP. “The motorvehicle transmission engaged and the vehicle then put in motionresulting in a collision with the Foodland building.”
Dollo said the matter is being handledthrough insurance.