St. Paul employee who hit own car with rented city van wants damages

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By her own recollection, St. Paul Parks and Recreation employee Megan Campbell was driving a supply van back from a city storage building on the city’s West Side when she turned a corner, causing serious front-bumper damage to a parked car.

The damaged 2001 Nissan Pathfinder in question wasn’t just anybody’s vehicle. It was her own.

Now, Campbell has filed a claim against the city seeking $1,600 to $1,900 from public coffers for damage caused to her personal vehicle by a city worker — herself.

“Because I was working for the city and driving the city vehicle, I feel they are responsible for paying for the damage done to my car,” Campbell wrote in a “notice of claim” form received this week by the city clerk’s office.

Campbell, a 2014 college grad, has worked for the Parks and Recreation Department since May.

“I think I can…

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