Driver reaching for dropped coffee clips house, hitting gas line
Several homes were evacuated in Fergus Falls Monday morning after the driver of a pickup truck lost control of the vehicle while trying to retrieve his dropped coffee cup and clipped the corner of a house, hitting a natural gas line, police said.
The driver was southbound on Friberg Avenue approaching Beech Street when the accident happened shortly before 6 a.m., Fergus Falls Police Chief Tim Brennan said.
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