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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Cops Kill Tank Hijacke

SAN DIEGO, California ) -- Police shot and killed a man who hijacked a 63-ton army tank and went on a car-crushing drive through residential neighborhoods before crashing on a freeway.


No bystanders were injured Wednesday evening after the theft from a National Guard armory. The tank's weapons apparently were not loaded, police said.


Police helplessly chased the tank until it crashed into a highway divider and got stuck. "The guy was just going crazy,'' said Kelly Bird, who said he saw at least 25 cars flattened. "He was mowing cars over.''