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Elderly Morton woman killed in freak accident

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MORTON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A 73-year-old Morton woman was killed in a freak accident. Catherine Westman was coming out of a nail salon when she was run over by a forklift in the parking lot of the Fairway Grocery store Wednesday afternoon.

The forklift was being used to remove boxes.

Scott County Coroner Joe Bradford tells us Westman was brought to UMC in Jackson where she died in surgery.

No charges have been filed against the operator of the forklift at this time.

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