A silver Toyota Camry, similar to the one that broke thorough the fence
A driver in South Carolina plowed through the security fences at a nuclear power plant with a 2002 Toyota Camry, ABC News reports. Thankfully, the sedan didn’t make it all the way to the reactor and start a Three Mile Island 45th anniversary accident a year early. The driver was able to escape without being apprehended by power station security and is still sought after by law enforcement authorities.
The incident happened at Oconee Nuclear Station yesterday, about 33 miles west of Greenville, South Carolina. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is aware of the perimeter breach but has deferred to the local sheriff’s office to distribute information about the case. The press release from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office raises more questions than answers.
At this time, the source of the shots fired in the Jones Mill Road area is unknown.
The driver had shown up at the plant in the same vehicle earlier that day and was turned away. It’s not known why he wanted to access the nuclear plant. Authorities are still looking for the silver 2002 Toyota Camry with an Arkansas license plate 380VDR. It’s safe to assume that anyone who wants to break into a nuclear power plant might be dangerous.
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