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Girls Inc. van driver crashes into animal hospital

Wes Bunch/NET News Service • Jul 29, 2014 at 1:25 PM

BRISTOL, Tenn. — A Bristol woman is facing charges after she allegedly hit another vehicle and struck the entrance to an animal hospital Monday while driving a van loaded with children.

Bristol police said the incident occurred at approximately 1:10 p.m. at the intersection of Anderson Street and Sixth Street near downtown Bristol.Marzetta O. Burks, no age given, was reportedly driving a 1995 Dodge Ram 3500 passenger van registered to Girls, Inc. of Bristol when the wreck took place. The van was transporting an undisclosed number of children ages 8 to 13 at the time.Police said Burks had run a stop sign and was crossing Anderson Street from Sixth Street when she struck a 1997 Ford Explorer driven by Brenda Gammon.

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