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Police: Vehicle driven into building, business closes due to damage

Prairie du Chien woman stepped on gas pedal instead of break, officials say

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. - A Prairie du Chien business closed Thursday after a vehicle was driven into the building at 115 South Marquette Road around 11:45 a.m., according to a release.

Officials said the 2011 Chevy Impala was being driven by Joyce A. Luster, 73, of Prairie du Chien, when she stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brake as she entered the parking lot of Mediacom.

The building received structural damage, according to the release. The vehicle was damaged but still operable.

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