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Vehicle Accident involving a Pedestrian
A pedestrian injured in a vehicle crash that occurred on Monday, January 6, 2020 has died as a result of her injuries. The pedestrian – 89-year-old Betty Colby – died on January 8, 2020.
The crash happened around noon on Monday in the parking lot of 6118 Farrington Road near O2 Fitness Center. According to investigators, Colby was struck by a vehicle which was traveling eastbound through the parking lot and made a slow left turn in front of the business when the crash occurred. As a result of the collision, Colby fell backwards and struck her head on the pavement.
Investigators also stated neither speed nor impairment were factors in the crash.
On January 10, 2020, investigators cited Sylvia Hatchell, 67, with Misdemeanor Death by Vehicle and Unsafe Movement Violation.