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Woman drives on Phoenix airport runway


PHOENIX (WKOW) -- A woman drives with a small child in her car on a Phoenix airport runway.

According to police, the woman crashed through a gate at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport around 10:00 p.m. on Thursday. She started crossing the runway.

Police officers forced the car to stop after a few minutes and detained the driver. The driver and child were not injured in the incident.

Airport operations were shut down for about 15 minutes because of the incident.

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