FHP: 97-year-old woman struck by trooper vehicle dies

Woman struck by Florida Highway Patrol trooper vehicle dies at hospital

Author: Troy Blevins, Online Editor, Producer
Published On: Mar 06 2014 08:50:43 PM EST
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -

A 97-year-old woman who was hit by a Florida Highway Patrol trooper vehicle in Daytona Beach on Wednesday has died.

Maria Mccewen, of Daytona Beach, was taken to Halifax Hospital in critical condition after Trooper Gabriel Keyes struck her turning into the Walgreens parking lot off of Atlantic Avenue, according to FHP.

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At about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, FHP said Mccewen died at the hospital.

FHP will conduct a homicide traffic investigation, which it said could take 60-90 days.