90 year-old woman crashes car into store in town of Sweden

Sweden, NY (WROC)-  A scary scene in the town of Sweden this morning after a 90 year-old woman crashed her vehicle into a shoe store.  The incident happened at the “Shoe Department” on Nathaniel Poole Trail.  According to police, Dorcas Michaels was changing parking spots outside the building when she accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake pedal and drove through the front of the store.  The car then pinned a store clerk against a shoe rack.

Both Michaels and the store clerk only received minor injuries.  No tickets have yet been issued.

A structural engineer was on scene to make sure that it was safe for both employees and customers to occupy the store. 

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