94 year old Elizabeth Street died from injuries suffered from her wheelchair rolling down a hill outside her nursing home and landing in a ditch full of water.
Street’s wheelchair appears to have not been set in a “lock” position after nursing home employees had taken her and others outside during a fire drill. Reports indicate that employees didn’t realize Street was even missing until police called stating they had calls reporting an elderly woman in a ditch full of water. An employee went outside and found Street.
Street survived the accident, but eventually died from injuries suffered. Cause of death hasn’t been officially announced, but she had developed pneumonia and was already struggling with congestive heart failure.