PASTURES, Va. (AP) -- Virginia State Police are investigating an explosion that damaged a pickup truck.

State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says the driver, a 61-year-old Staunton man, wasn't injured.

Geller says in a news release that the truck's front side sustained significant damage. She says police believe the damage was caused by an explosive device.

The explosion occurred shortly before 5 a.m. Thursday in the community of Pastures.

WHSV-TV ( ) reports that the Augusta County Sheriff's Office said a pipe bomb exploded.

A state police bomb technician and explosives detection dog are at the scene.

No other information was immediately available.


Information from: WHSV-TV,

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