Thief flees after crashing truck full of stolen equipment

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police are looking for a person who crashed a truck while trying to steal thousands of dollars worth of equipment.

Police said the truck turned over on its side when its driver tried to ram through a gate. It was also loaded with pallets full of shingles from a business called Shelter Distributions.

Police were called out to the wreckage around 3:30 Monday morning. The thief was already gone.

So far, police have not given an exact dollar amount for the damage done, but it will most likely be in the hundreds or thousands of dollars.

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