A New Jersey woman confined to her bed was killed Tuesday after an 86-year-old man lost control of his truck and crashed into her home, authorities said.
Barbara Anne Fillan, 55, of Brick Township, was killed when a 2014 Ford F-150 driven by WIlliam McEvoy crashed into the building, WNBC reported.
Woman lying in bed killed when pickup truck slams into New Jersey home https://t.co/p978fMdokL pic.twitter.com/ElUH1iva7J— Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) December 17, 2019
Police said Filan was in a bed in the living room of the home when McEvoy lost control of the truck and crashed into the home around 8:48 a.m., the television station reported.
Emergency crews responded and Filan was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead, WABC reported. McEvoy was also taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure, the television station reported.
Police are investigating whether McEvoy suffered a medical emergency that caused him to lose control of the truck, WNBC reported.
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