Driver of the car that hit security barrier near White House identified as a woman from Tennessee

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(CNN) — The US Secret Service says a 35-year old woman from Lavergne, Tenn. is in custody after intentionally driving into a security barrier near the White House Friday.

Officials say the driver was immediately taken into custody and the car didn’t breach the security checkpoint located at 17th and E street.

No one was hurt and no gunshots were fired. The Secret Service has had previous encounters with the woman for a variety of criminal violations near the White House.

West Wing staffers were moved from their offices to the ground floor but have since returned. The White House went on an exit-only lock-down after the incident but has returned to normal operations.

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