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Vehicle smashes into Matthews pizza restaurant

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    T. ORTEGA GAINES - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    Firefighters remove glass from the front of the Pie Five Pizza restaurant before moving a car that crashed inside the seating area. A woman pulling into the parking lot accidentally pressed the accelerator pedal instead of the brakes and ran through the from of the front of the restaurant.
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    T. ORTEGA GAINES - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    Firefighters remove glass from the front of the Pie Five Pizza restaurant before moving a car that crashed inside the seating area. A woman pulling into the parking lot accidentally pressed the accelerator pedal instead of the brakes and ran through the from of the front of the restaurant.
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    T. ORTEGA GAINES - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    Firefighters remove glass from the front of the Pie Five Pizza restaurant before moving a car that crashed inside the seating area. A woman pulling into the parking lot accidentally pressed the accelerator pedal instead of the brakes and ran through the from of the front of the restaurant.

A car crashed into the dining area of Pie Five restaurant in Matthews shortly before 2:30 p.m. Friday. The vehicle didn’t hit anyone in the pizza restaurant, located at 1915 Matthews Township Parkway, police said. The driver was uninjured. A female customer suffered minor injuries after she was pushed out of the path of the vehicle, police said. The car crashed into the building when the driver accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brakes, Matthews police Officer Tim Aycock said. No charges are expected to be filed, Aycock said. Joe Marusak

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