FROM STAFF REPORTS
One woman was fatally injured and a second hurt when they were struck by a pickup truck while standing outside the DMV Office in Statesville on Wednesday morning.
A Toyota Tacoma operated by Linda Christine Price was traveling east on Water Street about 11:37 a.m. when it veered off the road and onto the sidewalk at 121 W. Water Street, according to a Statesville Police Department news release.
The truck continued on the sidewalk and struck Sandra Davidson, who sustained non-life threatening injuries, and then hit Sandra Woodside Hager, police said.
An off-duty EMS employee performed life-saving measures on Hager until Statesville Fire personnel arrived on the scene and took over care of the patient. Hager was transported to Iredell Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.
The Toyota Tacoma was not on the scene of the crash. It was later found at 224 Davie Avenue, along with Price, according to the news release.
Price, 73, was transported to Iredell Memorial Hospital, where she was treated and released.
The SPD Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.