Police said strong winds were a factor when a restaurant sign toppled. Over an occupied vehicle Thursday afternoon. killing a 72-year-old woman.
When a sign at a Denny’s restaurant in Kentucky fell from a post and crashed into an occupied car below.
Police responded to A. Dennis in the 2000 block of North Mulberry Street in Elizabethtown at 1:30 p.m. In a report on Thursday, Dr.
Photos show signs on top of a blue car with parts of the roof crushed
First responders pulled two women and a man from the wreckage and took them to a local hospital. Where the 72-year-old victim died, Elizabethtown police said in a news release.
The condition of the other two victims was not immediately clear Friday morning.
An investigation into what caused the sign to collapse is ongoing. But police say wind from the fire likely contributed to the incident.
Suggested “I’m going to say the choppy wind was a factor. A very, very unfortunate situation,” Elizabethtown police spokesman Christ Denham said.
Peak winds are gusty winds
A Denny’s spokeswoman said the restaurant chain is aware of the incident.
“Safety is our top priority, and we are working with the authorities to bring LEDs in these situations.