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(KUSA) Bad things happen.

Denver, Colorado artist John Henley knows all about that.

In August, he was diagnosed with kidney cancer. The new truck he bought a month ago was a celebration for beating it.

"I woke up last night and heard a big thump around 2:30 a.m. It sounded like the newspaper hitting the front yard," he said. "My wife opened the door and looked out says, 'Looks like there is a cop. No the cop car is on top of your truck.'"

It was parked in front of his home. He'd had it for only four weeks.

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