Car smashes into library in Kent injuring 2

KENT, Wash. — Two people are recovering at a hospital after a car smashed into a library in Kent on Saturday morning.

The crash happened at the Kent Panther Lake Library.

The library’s website said, “a vehicle crashed into the building, causing structural damage.”

King County firefighters said two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The gender and age of those persons have not been released.

Police have not said what led to the crash but are investigating.

The library is expected to stay closed at least through June 25 because of the damage, but it could be longer.

The book drop is also shut down and Wi-Fi is unavailable, according to the library’s website. However, library items can be returned to other King County Library System locations.

For patrons who have holds at the location, they will be sent to the Kent branch, located at 212 2nd Avenue N. For additional assistance, you can call Ask KCLS at 425-462-9600 or 800-462-9600.

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