Army veteran Harry Griffith, 35, injured after allegedly stealing employee's truck, crashing it into building at Pittsburgh International Airport in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Griffith was allegedly having a PTSD flashback

Modified Date: 
Tue, 05/04/2021 - 6:35pm
Accident Date: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

Police: North Carolina man steals airport truck, crashes it at Pittsburgh International Airport

Allegheny County police said an airport authority employee parked his vehicle to collect trash around 6 p.m. when a man later identified as Harry Griffith, 35, of North Carolina, got into the truck and started driving it.

Police: NC man steals Pittsburgh International Airport maintenance truck, crashes into terminal walkway

35-year-old Harry Griffith, of North Carolina, allegedly stole the truck while an airport employee was emptying a trash can and the employee witnessed him crashing the truck into the building, according to police.

NC veteran was having PTSD flashback when he drove a trash truck into pillar at Pittsburgh airport

He served 14 years in the army, including multiple deployments to Afghanistan. An IED exploded near him, causing a brain injury.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Harry Griffith

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