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Car Crashes Into Skokie Building

Bad weather may have been the result of an early-morning crash near Gross Point Road and Lincoln Avenue on Wednesday.

Adrienne Garman has been living in the 5400 block of Lincoln Avenue for 10 years. It's been mainly quiet for the 78-year-old Skokie resident, but on Wednesday morning, she awoke to a vehicle crashing into her building, nearly entering her kitchen.

Bad weather conditions caused a woman to lose control of her SUV and make contact with Garman's ground-level patio around 8 a.m. today. Garman's daughter, Reni, said neither her mother or the driver were injured.

"She was sleeping at the time - she's 78 - and she was very scared," Reni Garman said. "She was in a deep sleep and was awoken with a startle."

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Joshua Orlan February 27, 2013 at 07:43 PM
Great photos!
Lisa February 27, 2013 at 08:05 PM
Isn't that a 25 mph stretch of Lincoln Ave?
Brian Hickey February 28, 2013 at 12:56 AM
Thhis was not the result of gross stupidity or driving too fast for conditions. Nope. Never.
J February 28, 2013 at 03:21 AM
Thank g-d Mrs. Garman is okay!
Barry Clark February 28, 2013 at 04:29 PM
Actually, the byeline reads 'bad weather may have been the result ...' I guess it's really a SUVs-cause-global-warning story. Still glad no-one was hurt. :) Barry

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