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Cleanup on Aisle 5

Two 28-year-old men in Sydney, NSW, Australia, found a shopping cart and decided to take it for a ride just after midnight. Robin Wahlgren rode inside while his friend stood on the back to steer down the hill. Police estimate the trolly was going about 80 kph (50 mph) when they crossed into the oncoming lane and hit a car, which was running at the 60 kph (37 mph) speed limit. “The person in the shopping trolley died at the scene,” says Detective Superintendent Gavin Dengate. “The other male has numerous injuries, [and is] currently at hospital in a serious but stable condition.” Wahlgren was a student from Sweden; his unnamed friend had arrived from Sweden a week earlier to visit him. (RC/Sydney Morning Herald) ...Next time remember, “Volvo: For Life.”
Original Publication Date: 06 December 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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