Driver escapes after truck falls into Heritage Harbor
January 14, 2021
A few minutes before 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, an 87-year-old driver pressed the gas pedal instead of the brake on his truck and launched from the parking lot into the water of Heritage Harbor. The driver was helped from the truck and did not appear seriously injured, said Police Chief Tom Radke.
The chief said it was his understanding that the driver hit the wrong pedal. A medical incident may have led to the accident, but Radke said the exact cause was uncertain.
The vehicle pushed through a barrier of boulders between the parking lot and the harbor, and tumbled down the bank into the w...