Vehicle crashes into Greenville fast food restaurant

GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY - An elderly woman crashed her vehicle into a local Hardee's Tuesday morning, causing the restaurant to close.

Greenville Police spokesperson Kristen Hunter said an 84-year-old woman drove her Lincoln LS into the Hardee's at the corner of North Memorial Drive and Airport Road. Hunter said the accident happened before 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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It's unclear what led up to the crash.

Nobody was hurt, said Hunter. The driver was given a verbal warning and received no ticket.

NewsChannel 12 went to the scene Tuesday morning and learned that the restaurant is temporarily closed.

This incident happened less than a week after an SUV crashed into a cupcake store in Morehead City. Four people were hurt, including a woman who was pinned. Police said the driver in that incident has been charged.

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