Coca-Cola issues statement on building crash

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Coca-Cola says its first priority is the victims of the crash involving one of its delivery trucks into a building.

The bottling company issued a statement Friday, two days after a truck slammed into the Discount Seafood business at the corner of North Myrtle Avenue and West Beaver Street.

The crash sent six people to the hospital.

The building has since been demolished.


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Gorki De Los Santos, a senior manager in the Public Affairs and Communications Department at Coca-Cola said the company is cooperating with authorities as part of the investigation.

"Our primary concern is the well-being of those involved in this accident," wrote De Los Santos in a statement obtained by Action News.

The truck driver told authorities he became distracted at the wheel because of a wasp.


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