A 52-year-old woman was killed early Monday morning when she was run over on Lake Worth Road.
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office reports a woman driving a 2004 Chevy Malibu eastbound on Lake Worth Road near Congress Avenue struck the unidentified woman in the outside lane at about midnight. PBSO reports the victim was lying down or on her hands and knees when hit by the car’s front passenger side. The car’s right tires also ran over the victim.
PBSO reports driver Joni Bentz, 26, of South Palmway Drive in Lake Worth, was under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the crash. Neither she nor a 26-year-old passenger from Lantana were injured.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. She has no address and family has not been notified.
PBSO reports charges are pending.