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Holly Pond gas station remains open after damage

A temporary patch has been made until more permanent repairs can be arranged. (Source: WAFF) A temporary patch has been made until more permanent repairs can be arranged. (Source: WAFF)
HOLLY POND, AL (WAFF) -

It's business as usual at a convenience store in Holly Pond, despite an accident that damaged the building Saturday.

According to staff at the Jet Pep off of Highway 278 East, a customer parked too close to the building late Saturday night.

When trying to correct the parking job, they said, the driver mistakenly accelerated into the building.

A large portion of the building's side wall was damaged.

The hole is temporarily patched with plywood and materials from inside the store while more permanent repairs are being arranged.

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