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UPDATE | Driver charged after backing into convenience store

No one was injured when a driver hit the side of a gas station late Tuesday night in Pinch.
No one was injured when a driver hit the side of a gas station late Tuesday night in Pinch.(Pinch Volunteer Fire Department)
Published: Mar. 3, 2021 at 12:11 AM EST
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UPDATE 3/3/21 8:21 a.m.

PINCH, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A driver is facing charges after backing into a convenience store in Pinch late Tuesday night.

Kanawha County Sheriff Public Information Officer Brian Humphreys says the driver was charged with failure to maintain control.

Humphreys says the driver backed the vehicle into the building damaging the wall where the coolers are located.

Vehicle was towed from scene and the convenience store wall boarded up overnight.

The driver was not injured in the crash.

Humphreys says alcohol and drugs were not suspected as factors in the crash.

ORIGINAL STORY

PINCH, W.Va. (WSAZ) - No one was injured when a driver hit the side of a gas station late Tuesday night.

The Pinch Volunteer Fire Department says it happened in Pinch, at the Little General Gas Station along Indian Creek Road.

According to Metro 911 dispatchers, neither the driver nor the people inside the building were hurt.

There is a large hole in the building causing significant structural damage, the Pinch VFD Facebook post said.

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