Vehicle smashes through front of 7-Eleven in Peabody

PEABODY, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities are investigating after a motorist crashed through the front of a 7-Eleven in Peabody on Friday afternoon.

Emergency crews responding to the convenience store at 100 Lynn St. found a gaping hole in the building, a vehicle inside, and products strewn everywhere.

Witnesses said the elderly driver who careened into the store appeared to hit the gas instead of the brake and was uninjured in the crash.

The damage has been repaired and the store has since reopened.

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