An elderly female in a late model Chevrolet struck two pedestrians outside of the Walmart store located at 9303 Mentor Avenue just after noon today. Mentor Dispatch was notified at 12:38 PM.
One of the pedestrians went into full cardiac arrest on scene. She was transported to Tripoint Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. The second pedestrian was a wheelchair-bound employee who was transported to Lake West with minor injuries. The driver was transported to Tripoint for a minor injury and medical evaluation.
The building sustained minor damage and will remain open. Police investigation unit is on the scene.
The deceased’s name is being withheld at this time pending notification of family. The incident is being investigated by the Crash Reconstruction Unit and the investigation will be reviewed for any applicable charges when the investigation is complete. No other information is available at this time. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.