Woman hit by her own car in Walmart parking lot dies

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman who was hit by her own car has died from injuries sustained during that incident.

According to police, they were called to the Walmart store in the 500 block of North Germantown Parkway Tuesday afternoon. When they arrived, they discovered a pedestrian, later identified at 74-year-old Peggy Rose, pinned underneath a car in the parking lot.

It was determined Rose was backing up at a high rate of speed with her left side door open when she hit a pedestrian. The impact knocked that person into the front under carriage of another vehicle.

At some point, Rose fell out of the driver’s seat and was run over by her own vehicle.

That car continued moving through the parking lot where it struck another parked car.

Both Rose and the other pedestrian were rushed to the hospital. Rose later died from her injuries but the other victim was down graded to non-critical condition.

 

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