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Prius rolls, kills Orange Co. owner

Posted February 4
Updated February 5

— The owner of a Prius was killed Saturday when her car rolled over her, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies were called to the Hoot Owl Lane home of 83-year-old Florence Frush just before 3 p.m. to find her under the car.

They determined that Frush's car had been left in neutral rather than in park, and that it had rolled forward as she checked her mail. It wasn't clear how long she was trapped under the car before a neighbor noticed and called 911.

Deputies described Frush's death as "the result of a tragic accident."


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