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Patrick Robinson
This car hit a gas meter outside the building at 9th Ave. SW and SW Kenyon, breaking it and opening a gas line. No one was hurt in the incident.

Car hits gas meter, opens line, nobody hurt

A car, driven by a young man with his wife and child inside drove into a brick building at 9th SW and SW Kenyon Street shortly after 8:30am. The car broke off the gas meter at A & E Quality Used Cars.

The business owner spoke to the West Seattle Herald and said, "I was inside and i heard it. A loud sound, and I came out. They were trying to start the car and I told them, 'Don't try to start the car! just get out!' "

The smell of mercaptan filled the air in the area but PSE arrived around 8:50 am and shut off the gas.

No one was injured in the incident.

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