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Woman Hits Walmart After Medical Emergency

HAMMOND - A woman crashed her vehicle into a Walmart in Hammond after having a medical emergency while driving.

The "Times" reports it happened just after 3 p.m., at the location at 1100 Fifth Avenue in Hammond.

The woman was taken to St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and did not suffer any major injuries.

No one else was injured in the incident. There was some minor damage to the building but the store remains open.

Sharon Jackson is the local host of "All Things Considered" and a reporter for Lakeshore Public Radio. She has been with 89.1 FM since its launch in 2009. Sharon is also a radio DJ in Chicago, and has been since 2004. In her previous job at Metro Networks/Westwood One, she was heard on am 890 WLS, WGN radio 720 am and am 560 WIND. She has also delivered news and traffic reports on radio stations all over Chicago and the suburbs including 95.9 The River, 98.3 WCCQ and Star 96.7.