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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. A panicked driver lost control of his vehicle and smashed into a home in Kannapolis just after noon on Wednesday.

Kannapolis Police say Philip Castro Jr. was traveling north on West A Street and attempting to make a left turn onto Goldson Avenue when he lost control of his Ford Explorer.

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Castro panicked and hit the gas instead of the brake, police say, and smashed into a home in the 800 block of West A Street six-feet off the ground.

Castro, who police say lives nearby, was charged with no operator s license and unsafe movement.

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