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Woman drove into lake while texting

Woman drove into lake while texting
Posted September 11th, 2013 @ 12:28pm by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– A 25-year-old woman in Maryland has delivered unto the nation the latest public-service announcement about texting and driving in dramatic fashion.

Police say she lost control of her Hyundai while looking at her phone, smacked a tree, then drove 60 feet into a lake in Waldorf, reports NBC Washington.

The car ended up submerged in about 5 feet of water, and the woman was able to get out through a window before emergency crews arrived.

She suffered only minor injuries, but charges are pending, reports WUSA9.

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