NEW INFO: Customer Injured After Pickup Truck Lands In Store

A customer was injured after a pickup truck came crashing through a store front Monday morning.

It happened at the Dollar General on Highway 43 in Vanceboro around 11:05 a.m.

Albert Coward says he was pulling in the store to buy puppy food. The 65-year-old Craven County man says he thought he was hitting the truck's brake, but was actually pressing the accelerator.

The pickup truck crashed through the store's front door. A 70-year-old man who was coming into the store was injured and taken to a local hospital.

Police say they're still investigating the accident.


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