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East Stroudsburg woman killed when run over by her own car

Lana Jemmott was rolled over by her vehicle.

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.

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