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Coroner: Woman Puts Car in Reverse, Gets Out, Then Apparently Heads Behind Vehicle to Stop Its Movement

Multiple blunt-force trauma.

DILLSBURG, Pa. (TheBlaze/AP) — After 62-year-old Patricia Thomas put her car into reverse Friday night, authorities said she exited the vehicle — which began to drift backward.

Thomas likely tried to stop her car from moving by leaning into the back of it but was run over, Deputy Coroner Terry Myers said.

The coroner's office said Thomas died from multiple blunt-force trauma and ruled her death accidental.

Police in York County said the accident occurred about 8:30 p.m. in Carroll Township, which is about 15 miles southwest of Harrisburg.

For unknown reasons Thomas had left the residence where the accident occurred, Myers told the York Daily Record. A person living at the residence called 911, reporting a person trapped underneath a vehicle, Carroll Township Police Chief Thomas Wargo told the Daily Record.

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