Police: SUV crashes into, topples Dough Boy World War I monument in Petersburg

The Tri-Cities

The monument was eventually moved back to its upright position.

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — An SUV struck the Dough Boy World War I monument in Petersburg on Thursday, toppling the statue and prompting the city to arrange for a crane to restore it to its previous position.

Police responded to the intersection of South Sycamore Street and North Boulevard at 10:35 a.m. for a crash in the area. Officers arrived an located an unoccupied SUV that had hit the monument at the location.

The monument was eventually moved back to its upright position.

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