November 8, 2012

Norway woman drives through donut shop entrance

Maria Whitney, 56, was driving a 1983 Ford Taurus at 7:35 a.m. when the collision occurred.

By David Hench dhench@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

A Norway woman escaped uninjured after she hit the gas instead of the brakes and crashed into the front of the Dunkin' Donuts in Paris Thursday morning.

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A responder looks over the damage where a car ran into the entrance of the Dunkin' Donuts in Paris, Maine, on Thursday.

Courtesy of Paris Public Safety

Maria Whitney, 56, was driving a 1983 Ford Taurus at 7:35 a.m. when the collision occurred. The crash did more than $2,500 damage to her car and $20,000 damage to the donut shop entrance, police said. 

No one in the shop was hurt.

The shop closed its main entrance, but continued serving through its drive-through window.
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