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95-year-old woman dies after crashing her car

SEMINOLE — A 95-year-old woman died in the hospital Friday morning after she crashed her vehicle Thursday, officials said.

Officials said Teresa Hyer of Redington Shores ran through a red light, side-swiped another vehicle and crashed into a street light guide wire while driving her 2004 Lexus ES 350 at about 5 p.m., officials said.

Hyer may have suffered a medical problem before the crash, officials said. She was taken to St. Anthony's Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Deputies with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said a motorist called in a complaint about what appeared to be a person driving erratically west on Park Boulevard.

Hyer ran the light at Park and Ridge Road, then hit a 2004 Honda. Then the Lexus crossed the median, hit a speed limit sign and the guide wire. The car came to rest at 117th Street and Park Boulevard.

The driver of the Honda, Joan Farley of St. Petersburg, was not injured.

There was no indication alcohol was a factor in the accident, officials said.

95-year-old woman dies after crashing her car 02/12/10 [Last modified: Friday, February 12, 2010 10:38pm]
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