Vehicle crashes into church

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Updated: 7/21 3:01 pm
UPDATE: 12 p.m., 7/21/14

RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- An area church sustained significant damage after a car slammed into the front of its building Monday morning.

A sedan drove into The Church of the America's on Wrondel way and Hubbard way just before 6 a.m. Investigators aren't sure yet what caused the driver to lose control and hit the church. The driver sustained minor injuries in the crash, and the passenger in the vehicle ran away before police arrived, according to the Reno Police Department.

No arrests have been made.


RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Officials responded to a vehicle that crashed into church on Wrondel Way and Hubbard Way early Monday morning.

Two males were occupying the vehicle, according to RPD Watch Commander Lieutenant Rafaqatwatch. No further information is available at this time.

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CharleneBlake - 7/22/2014 12:06 AM
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PR spin by automaker, law enforcement, and media in full force? Do they desperately desire the final report to say "pedal misapplication" in order to deflect from the ELECTRONICS of the computer-controlled throttle control system? Let's see if the driver is hung out to dry publicly as so many have been in these crashes into storefronts, buildings, and homes. Jail time for drivers has been levied with nothing more than ruling out the mechanical causes. In cases of Toyota and Lexus, inconsistent and inaccurate EDR information has been used to falsely incriminate SUA crash victims. Character assassinations in the media prior to concrete evidence presentation seem to be the norm. Are automakers nervous that the truth will be revealed publicly? Why are so many of the articles about such SUA events lacking in pertinent details, like make, model, and model year? Why aren't the exact words of the driver stated? Why is there usually immediate speculation that the driver pressed the wrong pedal? These late model vehicles are *computer-controlled*. Glitches occur often. Critical safety standards aren't strictly regulated and fail-safes have been found to be ineffective by experts in the embedded software field. Think about how often you reboot your electronic devices. Have you considered that an electronically-driven vehicle has many of the same "glitch" issues? Are you erroneously assuming that your safety has been ensured by the auto manufacturer? Just know, the auto industry is not regulated like the airline industry. Educate yourself on this critical safety matter. The Car Wash Association knows the truth about sudden unintended acceleration in late model vehicles, particularly Chryslers. A FastStop Car Wash just admitted that there is a list of the most common vehicles to suddenly accelerate. After an employee was thrown from a Ford Expedition as it careened out-of-control from a car wash and into a power box on the side of a building, this information was
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