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Landscape Truck Driver Assaulted Rig Stolen

PORTLAND, Ore–A landscape truck driver was attacked by a carjacker in Northeast Portland.  Police say 30 year old Benjamin Hendricks stole the truck and trailer and drove all over the roads between Northeast Portland and Gresham.  Several tools were lost along the way. People walking were nearly hit by the truck.  police had to stop chasing Hendricks when he began driving down streets the wrong way.  They monitored his activity with a plane. Eventually the man’s wild journey ended in a Gresham Neighborhood.  He tried to run from police there, but was arrested.  The injured landscape driver was seriously hurt.  He is expected to be ok.

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