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Elderly Woman Dies After Being Hit by Truck in Charleston

By: Jeremy Edwards Email
By: Jeremy Edwards Email

UPDATE 8/8/2012 @ 9:30 a.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman is dead after she was hit by a truck in Kanawha City.

Police say Joyce Kindle was filling up her car at the 7-Eleven in the 3900 block of MacCorkle Avenue about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Kindle was getting ready to leave, she noticed she left her gas cap cover open. She got out to close it, when the driver of a truck sideswiped her.

Police say Kindle was taken to the hospital, where she died from her injuries.

Kindle was 75-years-old and from Charleston.



UPDATE 8/7/2012 @ 12:45 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.VA. (WSAZ) -- A woman is in the hospital after she was hit by a truck in Kanawha City.

Police say the woman was filling up her car at the 7-Eleven in the 3900-block of MacCorkle Avenue about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

When the woman was getting ready to leave, she noticed she left her gas door on her car open. She got out to close it, when the driver of a truck sideswiped her.

The woman was taken to the hospital.



ORIGINAL STORY
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Emergency crews are on the scene of an accident where an elderly woman was hit by a car in Kanawha City.

Dispatchers say the accident happened about 11:20 a.m. Wednesday in the 3900 block of MacCorkle Avenue.

Dispatchers say the woman was knocked to the ground by the impact.

We do not know how badly the woman was hurt.

We have a crew on the scene.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for updates.


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