ROCKPORT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A driver in Rockport is walking away without injury after she crashed her SUV into a building Wednesday morning.

According to Rockport Fire Chief Jason Peasley, the driver was attempting to stop at a stop sign to turn on Route 1, when instead she hit the gas instead of the brakes.


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Her SUV crashed into a building that had just been converted into a new church. No one was inside at the time. A dollar estimate on the damage caused to the building was not given.


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Peasly said the driver is in her 70s.


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