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Car slams into Exeter Twp. house; woman injured

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Mar 11 2013 12:35:27 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 04 2013 05:09:05 PM CST

Woman swerves to avoid cat, hits house

EXETER TWP., Pa. -

A woman was taken to the hospital after her car slammed into a Berks County house.

It happened around 10:50 a.m. Monday in the 1800 block of Butter Lane in Exeter Township.  Police said the woman swerved to avoid a cat in the road.

A woman and a dog were inside the car, according to police, and the woman was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

The dog was not injured.

Officials said a woman, was inside the home at the time, but she wasn't injured.  A family member said the woman is 92 years old. 

Authorities say the car hit a utility pole before barreling into the house.