DAYTONA BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) – A 97-year-old Daytona Beach woman died after she was hit by a Florida Highway Patrol trooper’s car in a Daytona Beach parking lot.

Maria McEwen died Thursday at Halifax Medical Center according to Sgt. Kim Montes.

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McEwen was walking toward a store when she was hit by the patrol car driven by Trooper Gabriel Keyes on Wednesday. FHP officers said Keyes apparently didn’t see the woman.

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Officials said McEwen suffered leg injuries during the crash. FHP said it is conducting an investigation of the incident.

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