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East Stroudsburg woman killed when run over by her own car

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jun 02 2014 07:59:27 AM CDT
Updated On: Jun 02 2014 08:56:54 AM CDT
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EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. -

A tragic accident turned deadly in Monroe County.

Officials said 47-year-old Lana Jemmott of the 100 block of Reunion Ridge in East Stroudsburg died Sunday of injuries she sustained in an accident Saturday.

The incident happened around 9:15 p.m. Saturday when Jemmott was run over by her vehicle after she got out and was trying to open the rear tailgate door in a driveway.

She was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township, Lehigh County.

The Lehigh County coroner said she died at the hospital on Sunday around 3:40 p.m. of blunt force trauma.

Her death was ruled an accident.