It’s not a drive-thru
Capt. Steve Teske, of the Fort Dodge Fire Department, left, assesses damage from inside Perkins Friday evening after an SUV was driven into the north side of the restaurant. Lt. Dennis Mernka, of the Fort Dodge Police Department, looks on at right. According to Mernka, the driver, Julie Larson, 52, of Titonka, thought the vehicle was in park when she inadvertently hit the gas. No injuries were reported and no one was seated on that side of the restaurant when the crash occurred.