Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Public safety

Woman dies after falling from vehicle on Redington Beach

REDINGTON BEACH — An Ohio woman died Saturday evening when she fell out of an electric vehicle as her husband made a turn, deputies said.

The woman, Patricia Taylor, 68, of Doylestown, Ohio, was not wearing a seat belt as she tumbled from the open-door vehicle, investigators said. She suffered a head wound and died at the scene.

According to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, the accident occurred about 6 p.m. on Gulf Boulevard at 162nd Avenue in Redington Beach.

The woman's husband, Larry Taylor, also 68, was driving 2002 Gem electric vehicle south on Gulf Boulevard. As he turned left onto 162nd Avenue, his wife fell out. He was not injured.

An investigation continued.

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