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Bucks County death inquest: Woman dies after shopping cart was hit by vehicle in Fairless Hills Giant parking lot

FALLS TWP., Pa. (WPVI) — A woman has died after the shopping cart she was pushing was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of a supermarket in Bucks County, Pa., police say.

It happened around 3pm Wednesday at the Giant Food Store on South Oxford Valley Road in the Fairless Hills shopping centre.

According to the Falls Township Police Department, a driver was traveling at low speed in the parking lot and struck shopping carts being pushed by two customers as they exited the store.

According to the police, the collision with the carts caused the customers to fall to the ground.

One of the patrons, identified by police as a 73-year-old woman from Levittown, sustained head injuries in the fall.

She was taken to Saint Mary’s Medical Center in Langhorne.

Police say she died of her injuries shortly after 9.30pm

According to police, the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and is cooperating with officers.

Investigators say there is no evidence that drugs or alcohol were a factor.

Falls Township police are withholding the victim’s name pending notification from his family.

Police are looking for anyone who may have more information about the incident to call Constable Christopher Iacono at 215-949-9100 ex. 447.


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