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Car crashes into Lexington Co. home, driver and residents OK

Published: Mar. 17, 2018 at 6:56 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 17, 2018 at 7:04 PM EDT
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CHAPIN, SC (WIS) - Lexington County first responders helped on the scene of a car that crashed into a home Saturday afternoon, the county tweeted.

The collision happened in the Southwoode community of Chapin. At the time public safety officials arrived, the driver was still in the car, but uninjured. The driver was safely removed from the vehicle.

Officials say that an elderly woman meant to hit the brakes, but hit the gas instead accelerating into the home. Extensive damage was done to the kitchen and exposed areas of the house were boarded up.

The residents of the home were also unharmed.

Officials did not say if a health-related incident or impairment caused the crash.

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