MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) — A woman backing out of a driveway plowed into two people, killing one and injuring the other, police said Sunday.
A Florida woman was backing out of a driveway in Middletown on Saturday afternoon when she drove into a yard across the street, striking two people. Her Jeep Cherokee continued to back up and finally stopped after hitting a porch.
Gertrude Mackin, 80, of Middletown, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Tristan Mouligne remains in the hospital with serious injuries.
“It’s a tragic, tragic accident,” Police Chief William Kewer told The Newport Daily News.
The crash remains under investigation.