Toyota Driver Not Charged In Crash That Killed An Elderly Woman
A 42-year-old woman was hit and killed by a car while crossing a Palm Beach County Street, police and the Florida Highway Patrol said.
The woman was crossing Delray Beach near 109th Street in Boca Raton when she was struck by the Toyota Highlander, police and the Florida Highway Patrol said.
She was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, authorities and the Florida Highway Patrol said.
The Toyota driver remained on scene and has not been charged with a crime, police said.
The victim’s name was withheld by police pending family notification.
Residents of the neighborhood told The Post that the stretch of Delray Beach is especially dangerous for pedestrians.
“It’s dangerous, especially for kids,” a 28-year-old said. “I’m a mother and I’m worried. The drivers are not keeping a low speed.”
A 44-year-old, who works two blocks away on Delray Beach said he also notices drivers speeding past the intersection.
“You see the cars at high speed, even though they have the cameras here,” he said.
The Florida Highway Patrol Department said, the cause of the crash is still investigation and anyone with relevant information relating to the crash to contact the FHP department.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in a fatality. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”
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