4 news nuggets: Driver destroys construction lane, a unique old repair shop, West Nile and more

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West Nile death hits White Rock area, and more

1. An SUV plows through roadblocks and signage in a construction lane along I-635 near Abrams; at one point the driver carries a Road Closed sign on her hood for several yards. A fellow commuter caught it all on cell phone camera. Police eventually caught up with the distressed driver, who wound up hospitalized. NBC has the story and video.

2. Adam the Answerman is the name of a longstanding store on Plano at Forest that all of us Lake Highlands homeowners and residents should know about by now. Dallas Morning News columnist Dave Lieber offers an in depth look at the unique services offered by the business — online, in-store or over the phone.

3. You know that White Rock Lake house made of shipping containers we (and every other media outlet) have covered so obsessively? Well, one developer has ambitions to build a whole apartment development out of the things. They promise aesthetic appeal and low rent. The CW33 news team has more.

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4. And, bad news, Dallas’ latest West Nile case is in the White Rock area, and, worse, the patient has died. Historically, those who die from West Nile have underlying health conditions, however information about this particular victim has not been released, from Associated Press reports.

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