The victim was in her bedroom in an assisted-living home when a car crashed through a wall, killing her, Seattle firefighters said.
A woman was killed when she was pinned beneath a car that crashed into an assisted-living home Tuesday morning in North Seattle.
The 72-year-old victim was sitting in a chair in her bedroom when the car crashed through an exterior wall just after 11 a.m., according to Seattle Fire Department spokesman Lt. Harold Webb.
Firefighters arrived and performed CPR on the victim, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver, an 88-year-old woman, is also a resident of the assisted-living facility, operated out of a home in the 10700 block of 38th Avenue Northeast in the Meadowbrook neighborhood, Webb said.
The driver was trapped inside the car, and firefighters removed her from the vehicle, Webb said. She was not injured.
Seattle police traffic investigators also responded to the scene. The driver showed no signs of impairment, police said.