Van Plows through Eight Cars in Tipton Parking Lot


By Katie Stinson

TIPTON, Iowa - Eight cars are in the shop tonight after police say a man plowed a stolen van through a Tipton Elementary School's parking lot.

Police say the driver was heading westbound on Sixth Street around 7:30 p.m., Tuesday when he passed out. Officers say the woman in the passengers seat tried to steer for him, but crashed into a line-up of cars.

Both the man and the woman had suspended licenses. Police ruled out alcohol, but are still investigating the use of other drugs.
Investigators are not yet releasing the names of those allegedly involved.

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