"Hillary Clinton killed in monster truck mishap."

Daily World Update on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 in a headline

Pants on Fire!

Headline that Hillary Clinton killed by monster truck is fake news

In this April 13, 2018 file photo, Hillary Clinton speaks during the ninth annual Women in the World Summit in New York. (AP)

On online hoax says Hillary Clinton was killed by several tons of steel in "a monster truck mishap."

The Daily World Update story is pure fiction. A day before this story appeared, the same website said that Clinton was killed attempting to do a stunt while filming a documentary in Missouri as well as in an FBI raid in New York.

The latest story said Clinton was sitting at the Chappaqua Motor Speedway in upstate New York (spoiler: it doesn’t exist) "when 11 tons of American steel and irony jumped the rails, injuring thirty-five people and killing Clinton."

Clinton’s Twitter feed shows what she has actually been up to, and it doesn’t involve monster truck rolls. On April 30, she said she was headed to an event in New York City for Onward Together, an organization she founded with former Gov. Howard Dean after the 2016 election to work on progressive causes.

Clinton is alive. This story rates Pants on Fire.



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