Car drives through St. Johns County home

FPL restores electric in area

Published On: Dec 09 2012 04:32:06 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 09 2012 05:01:01 PM EST
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ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -

Deputies with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office say a homeowner drove through her home Sunday afternoon.

Authorities said it happened about 1:45 p.m. at 1767 South Cappero Drive. 

Investigators said a woman was pulling into her garage when her foot slipped and hit the gas pedal. According to deputies, the woman said she was experiencing trouble with her brakes.

Witnesses said the car went through the back of the garage.

No injuries were reported.

Power was temporarily out in the area, but has since been restored by Florida Power and Light, authorities said.