Car crashes into Savannah post office, killing one

SAVANNAH — A 67-year-old customer at a post office in Savannah was killed Saturday morning when a car crashed into the Eisenhower Drive Post Office.

The crash resulted in one death and three injuries.

According to the Savannah Police Department, An 82-year-old woman was attempting to park her Toyota Corolla in the parking lot at the post office at about 11:45 a.m. when she mistakenly hit the gas instead of the brake.mThis resulted in the vehicle jumping the curb and driving through a glass window in the front of the building.

The vehicle struck three customers and one employee who were in building. 67-yea-old Jessie Allen, who was a customer, died as a result of her injuries.

Two other customers — 65-year-old Clyde Wilson, and 64-year-old Glendora Baldwin, and an employee, 33-year-old Chantel Manley, were transported to a hospital for treatment.

Wilson sustained serious injuries. The driver was not injured. The crash was determined to be accidental and the investigation is on-going.

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