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Ocala woman tries to make a drive-thru at local Target

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(Huffington Post) Norma Joan Brennan, 79, was on her way to get driver's license restored Thursday when she crashed through the front doors of a Target store in Ocala, Fla., the Associated Press reported.

Brennan's passenger and the owner of the car, Rev. Kevin Holsapple, told police that he was giving her some driving tips in the parking lot when she pressed down on the gas pedal instead of the brake, according to the Ocala Star-Banner.

Brennan had held a driver's license for about 50 years before it was suspended due to a medical condition. On Thursday, Brennan and Holsapple were planning on heading to the driver's license center so she could get her freedom to ride back.

No one was injured in the incident, but Brennan got a citation for driving with a suspend license, and the pastor was cited for allowing an unlicensed driver to drive his vehicle.

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