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Truck crashes into Senior Center

Monday, May 3, 2010

The front of the Putnam County Senior Center at 9 W. Franklin St. in Greencastle sustained substantial damage Saturday when a pickup truck crashed into the front of the building. No one was injured in the collision. [Order this photo]
GREENCASTLE -- No one was injured Saturday afternoon when a truck crashed into the front of the Putnam County Senior Center.

An 88-year-old woman was sitting in her vehicle eating a sandwich when she realized her vehicle was lunging forward.

Sgt. Chris Jones of the Greencastle Police Department said it appeared the woman, whose name was unavailable at press time, tried to apply the brake pedal, but instead hit the accelerator.

The driver was uninjured and no one was in the Senior Center at the time.

Damage to the truck was estimated between $1,000 and $2,000. No damage estimate has yet been determined for the structure.

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The sandwich was reported to be ok,although a little light on the mayonaise....

-- Posted by honestyisbestpolicy on Mon, May 3, 2010, at 10:50 AM

Could this possibly be the same person who ran into the Dollar Tree?

-- Posted by adfan211 on Mon, May 3, 2010, at 1:11 PM

i was thinking the same thing adfan211!! :) WOW guys learn where your brakes are!

-- Posted by luv2bmom2001 on Tue, May 4, 2010, at 5:58 AM

Pleased to see that the community's sense of humor still survives(if not our plate glass windows.

-- Posted by Lawyerman on Tue, May 4, 2010, at 4:52 PM

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