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Stolen Pickup Driven into Skunk River

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    April 3, 2014 | 3:36 pm
    AMES, Iowa (AP) - Authorities have been searching for a man who drove a stolen pickup into the Skunk River.

    The chase began around 1:15 a.m. Wednesday on the east side of Ames. During the chase, the truck slowed and a passenger jumped out.

    Police say the truck continued into a cornfield and then into the river. The driver escaped on foot.

    No arrests have been reported. Police say the truck was reported stolen in Nevada (nuh-VAY'-duh), Iowa. It was recovered from the river.