Pickup Strikes Bank Building, East of DT Beatrice

BEATRICE – A woman was not seriously injured when her pickup struck a bank building yesterday afternoon, just east of the downtown area in Beatrice.

The incident happened at a Great Western Bank location, at 10th and Court….at around 2:45 p.m.

A Beatrice Fire and Rescue spokesman says the driver….77-year-old Donna Jordan, of Beatrice, was not seriously hurt.

A Police sergeant says Jordan was pulling into a parking area around the east side of the building, and her foot slipped off the brake, onto the accelerator.  The pickup smashed into the building, doing damage to the exterior brick and some drywall, inside.  The pickup had damage to the right front of the vehicle, jamming the passenger door.

No one inside the bank building was injured.

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