Houston County Courier - Local News
Stories Added - December 2008
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Vehicle crashes into store
Houston County Courier - December 2008
By Daphne Hereford
A Souix Falls, North Dakota woman was transported to ETMC Crockett after the 2007 Hyundai Sonata she was driving crashed into one of the showcase windows of Beall's Department Store on Wednesday, Dec. 3.
According to reports, at 1:49 p.m. 73-year-old Bonnie Evans was attempting to park her vehicle in a space in front of the store; failed to stop, jumped the curb and struck the window.
Witnesses at the scene said Mrs. Evans reportedly intended to push the brake pedal and accidentally hit the gas.
Witnesses also said that Mrs. Evans and her husband are in the area volunteering at the parks department and are residing in Grapeland while they are here.
Crockett Police Department, ETMC EMS and Crockett Fire Department responded to the call.