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Driver Flees After Vehicle Crashes Into Building

By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | @tombol | updated logo 11:17 p.m. |

Firefighters responded to the 400 block of North Broadway Saturday night following a report of a vehicle crashing into a building, according to the Santa Maria Fire Department.

Emergency crews were called out at about 6:30 p.m., and discovered that the driver and any occupants of the vehicle had fled the scene, said Battalion Chief Leonard Chapman.

Firefighters estimated damage to the structure at $12,000, Chapman said.

No further details were available Saturday night, and the incident remained under investigation.

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