Woman Dies After Being Run Over by a Car in Grocery Store Parking Lot
UPDATE: 11/29/2017, 12:05 p.m. – According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 83-year-old Mary Zemcik was traveling in front of the Winn Dixie grocery store, as 67-year-old Maria Resendes Pavao was crossing the street in the designated crosswalk. Zimcik failed to stop for Pavao and ran over her.
Witnesses tell RNRF that several people lifted the car off Pavao before paramedics arrived on scene, but that has not been confirmed.
Pavao was airlifted to Bayonet Point Hospital where she later died.
Charges are pending, according to officials.
WEEKI WACHEE – A woman died this morning after sources say she was run over by a car in front of a local grocery store.
Fire Rescue responded to the Winn Dixie Grocery Store, located at Commercial Way and Cortez Blvd, after witnesses reported that a woman was run over and trapped under a vehicle.
Paramedics arrived on scene and found the victim unconscious and not breathing. The victim was transported to nearby Weeki Wachee Springs, where she was airlifted to a trauma center. Officials confirmed that the woman later died from her injuries.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the accident and a full report will be provided at a later time.
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