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A dog 'drove' its owner's truck over a tree and into a car

It appears the Labrador put the idling truck into gear.

CUSTOMERS AT A petrol station in the US state of Minnesota were treated to the sight of Labrador retriever appear to drive a truck into a tree.

Mankato police say the idling truck apparently was put into gear, then went through a car park, across the street and over a curb.

The Free Press of Mankato reports a passer-by discovered the dog sitting in the driver’s seat when he jumped into the truck to stop it.

David Stegora was at the store when he heard the truck smash into a tree and a parked car. He couldn’t see the driver, but saw the dog climb up near the driver’s side.

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Police say the truck was taken off the road. The driver had left the unoccupied truck running in a nearby car park.

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