The city’s insurance company will cover all but about $8,000 of the cost of the replacement truck, according to a news release from City Manager
After evaluating the vehicle, truck maker Pierce Manufacturing determined it was a total loss, with a top executive telling the city that although the physical damage could likely be repaired, it was difficult to determine whether there might be “unknown damage to internal electrical components.”
Morelli and Fire Chief
The city also implemented new vehicle safety protocols in response to the incident, including the addition of a “designated spotter” to the truck crew to help the operator avoid any hard-to-see obstacles.
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