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15-year-old drives vehicle into building

By Faith Heaton Jolley | Posted - Dec. 19, 2015 at 5:45 p.m.


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TAYLORSVILLE — A new driver got quite the scare Saturday morning when she accidentally ran her vehicle into a building.

The accident occurred around noon at the Einstein Bro. Bagels at 5588 Redwood Road, according to Unified fire Capt. Jay Stevens. A 15-year-old girl who was just learning to drive put the vehicle in the wrong gear when she hit the gas pedal, Stevens said. The car lurched forward and went through a window in the restaurant.

"Basically what we have is a new driver, just getting her permit and you know how it happens sometimes — wrong gear, wrong pedal," Stevens said.

There were no injuries associated with the accident.

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