Armored truck carrying $2M catches fire on LIE

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MANORVILLE -

Police say an armored truck caught fire on the Long Island Expressway, almost sending $2 million up in smoke.

According to police, the armored truck caught fire in the westbound lanes near Exit 69 Thursday night in Manorville.

The armored truck had run over a mattress, which caught fire.

Police on the scene told Newsday that none of the $2 million on board was burned.

 

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