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Man hurt when car smashes into store

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police said a man standing in the doorway of a convenience store was hurt when a car crashed into the doors of the store Friday afternoon on Atlantic Boulevard in the Regency area.

The car shattered the glass doors and knocked them off their hinges at the Royal Food Store at the corner of Atlantic Boulevard and Mill Creek Road.

The man who was hit was taken to a hospital, police said, but it's unclear how badly he was injured.

The driver left the scene, but was caught and taken into custody, police said.

Police said they're not sure if the crash was intentional or an accident, but the manager of the store said the men were arguing before the driver slammed his car into the other man and hit the building.

The identities of the driver and the victim have not been released.

The store owner and his employees are working to clean up the damage and repair the store front. There's no word yet on how much those repairs will cost.


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