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Vehicle damages building

April 4, 2013
By JACKIE STARK - Journal Staff Writer ( , The Mining Journal

MARQUETTE - A Family Video employee sustained minor injuries Wednesday evening after a vehicle crashed into the front of the business.

Marquette City police and firefighters responded at 5:34 p.m. on a call a vehicle had struck the building, located at 1110 W. Washington St. Investigation revealed a 54-year-old Illinois man had hit the accelerator instead of the brake, causing his vehicle to hit the building.

Police said the driver and his 19-year-old passenger did not sustain any injuries. The driver was cited for careless driving.

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Plywood covers the area where a vehicle struck Family Video, located at 1110 W. Washington St., Marquette, Wednesday evening. The vehicle’s driver, a 54-year-old Illinois man, was cited for careless driving. (Journal photo by Jackie Stark)

The building sustained a moderate amount of damage to the block wall and remains open. Medi-Ride EMS assisted at the scene.

Jackie Stark can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 242.



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