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Car Crashes Into Raleigh Alltel Store

Posted January 31, 2007

A North Raleigh Alltel Wireless store was damaged Wednesday when a woman's car crashed through its window.

Police said Sharon S. Markle's convertible Ford Thunderbird veered left in the parking lot, hit a curb at about 25 mph and became airborne, then crashed through the store window at and stopped inside the store at 4421 Falls of Neuse Road, just south of Millbrook Road.

Police said Markle, 55, of Raleigh, had been stopped in the travel lane of the parking lot before the accident..

There were no reports of injuries, but Markle was taken to WakeMed as a precaution, police said.

Police said charges are pending. No figure was immediately available for the damage to the store.

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  • terrybarnes321 Feb 2, 2007

    alltel is so awesome!!! i love them!!! they have the best service ever....

  • Miss.Understood Feb 1, 2007

    can you hear me now? good.

  • 1Raleigh native Feb 1, 2007

    "come and get your love... " - isnt that the altel slogan?

  • pae0806 Feb 1, 2007

    I bet she was drunk...

  • narck9 Feb 1, 2007

    Must have been sick of her service.

  • BIG YAWN Jan 31, 2007

    Probably couldn't wait for the drive through to open. OK just remember you heard it here first. Eventually someone is going to drive through the new Sprint store on 70Hyw in Clayton. It was built right where the old Dairy King used to be. The Dairy King was hit more than once.

  • NYPD Jan 31, 2007

    She was probably talking on her cell phone

  • Cowboy Jan 31, 2007

    Can you hear me now?

  • Harrison Bergeron Jan 31, 2007

    Good grief! She's lucky she didn't kill anyone.