UPDATE: Driver Charged After Corvette Lands in House

By Josh Hinkle, Reporter

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By Becky Ogann

HIAWATHA - A Hiawatha homeowner awoke to quite a crash in her basement early Thursday morning. (more photos below)

A yellow Chevy Corvette ran through the wall of the house at 101 Blairs Ferry Crossing.

Police took the driver, Lee Francis Brown, 52, has been charged with OWI and failure to maintain control of the vehicle.

Police say Brown had minor injuries but refused treatment.

Neighbors tell TV9 the owner was not hurt, but stayed in a motel overnight.

 

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