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Car Crashes Into Bank in North Raleigh

Posted August 5, 2007 2:38 p.m. EDT
Updated August 6, 2007 3:19 p.m. EDT

— A car crashed into a Wachovia Bank branch building in north Raleigh, injuring two people late Sunday morning.

Herman Osterhaus apparently suffered a medical condition and lost control of his 2002 Mercury on Falls of the Neuse Road shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday, police said. The Mercury brushed against a Dodge pick-up truck and then went off the road into the parking lot of the Wachovia branch at 7801 Falls of Neuse Road, police said.

The Mercury hit a parked car, clipped a brick pillar outside the bank and ended up slamming into an automated teller machine.

Osterhaus and his wife, Caren Osterhaus, were taken to WakeMed. Herman Osterhaus was listed in good condition, and his wife wasn't admitted to the hospital.

No charges have been filed in the case.