Western State Hospital patient steals delivery truck, injures worker

A sign for Western State Hospital is shown in Lakewood, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

An investigation continues Monday into how a patient at Western State Hospital managed to steal a delivery truck.

The incident happened Sunday afternoon. Officials tell the Tacoma News Tribune that the patient got into the truck with the keys in it, drove through a gate, and then drove to Steilacoom High School.

A hospital worker was hurt in the process and was taken to the hospital. So far there are no updates on their condition.

The patient was taken into custody.

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