Elderly woman pushed under car inside Piedmont Hospital parking garage has died, police say

ATLANTA — A woman was who was seriously injured after she was run over by a car in the parking garage at Piedmont Hospital earlier this month has died, police said.

Atlanta Police say the victim, who has not been identified, was in an argument with a woman when she was pushed in front of a car on March 1.

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When crews arrived, they found an elderly woman trapped underneath a car.


Firefighters used a jack to lift the car and pull the woman out.

She was taken to the hospital not alert, conscious or breathing.

Officers arrested the suspect, 69-year-old Gloria Franklin, at the scene.

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Franklin was initially charged with aggravated assault. She has now additionally been charged with voluntary manslaughter. The driver who hit the victim was not charged.

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