"It was windy, and we thought maybe a tree had hit the house, but then I realized that we have no trees on the street," Schroeder said. "But then we came downstairs and saw the truck," its grille and hood pushed through the front door.
"The good thing is that everyone is safe," he said. "The kids were great. Patient, but a little overwhelmed."
No one was in the truck and its parking brake was set,
Vander Yacht said the 16,000-pound cargo truck "broke free" from where it was parked in front of a home in the 800 block of
"Based on the broken glass on the truck seat (where a driver would be sitting) and limited access to the truck cab, it appears that the truck was unoccupied during the incident," Vander Yacht wrote in an email.
He said damage was "significant," but didn't provide an estimate. Schroeder was still waiting for an insurance adjuster early Friday.
"The car was so smashed that I didn't recognize it was my neighbor's car," Stark said. That truck must've picked up speed pretty fast."
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