Woman pinned be­neath SUV dies

Calgary Herald - - CITY+REGION -

ED­MON­TON A 74-year-old woman in Ed­mon­ton is dead af­ter po­lice be­lieve she was run over by the ve­hi­cle she was driv­ing.

The accident in­volv­ing a sportu­til­ity ve­hi­cle hap­pened early Wed­nes­day morn­ing in a north­east neigh­bour­hood.

Of­fi­cers ar­riv­ing at the scene found the lower half of the woman’s body trapped un­der her SUV.

She was later pro­nounced dead at the hos­pi­tal.

In­ves­ti­ga­tors be­lieve the woman was mak­ing a U-turn when she opened the door, put her foot on the ground to check be­hind and was pinned un­der­neath as she re­versed.

No one else was hurt and no other ve­hi­cles were in­volved.

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