Woman, 75, dies in Oklahoma City hospital after being struck by car

A 75-year-old woman hit by a car driven by a family member has died of head injuries, Norman police report.
by Jane Glenn Cannon Modified: July 18, 2012 at 6:33 pm •  Published: July 18, 2012
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A woman hit by a car in a family member's driveway has died, police said.

Chong Dorman, 75, died about 4 a.m. Wednesday at OU Medical Center. She suffered head injuries when a family member backing out of the driveway failed to see her as she walked behind the vehicle, Norman Police Lt. David Teuscher said.

The accident happened about 11 a.m. Friday in the 2800 block of Dalewood Terrace. The 42-year-old woman driving the vehicle was not injured, Teuscher said.

The accident remains under investigation and the name of the driver and her relationship to the victim have not been released.


by Jane Glenn Cannon
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A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer...
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