Murray woman dead after husband accidentally hits her with car

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MURRAY, Utah, July 1, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — An elderly woman is dead after police said her husband accidentally hit the gas pedal of their car and struck her outside their garage in Murray Sunday afternoon.

Murray City Police Sgt. Ross Huff told Gephardt Daily the incident occurred just after 1 p.m. in the area of 5972 S. La Salle Drive (650 West).

The couple, who are both in their late 90s, had just returned from church meetings and the woman got out of the car to open the garage door, when the man accelerated by mistake and hit her, Huff said.

Huff said an investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Police have not released the identities of the husband and wife.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.


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