Marianna Woman Hit by Car While Mowing Her Lawn

MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) - A woman in northwest Florida is recovering from injuries sustained when a car hit her as she was mowing her lawn.

Authorities say 48-year-old Terry Smith of Marianna was mowing her lawn Saturday morning when a truck struck her and kept going.

A family member found her on the street and called for help. She was flown to a hospital in nearby Dothan, Alabama, where she's in critical condition.

The Florida Highway Patrol was able to identify the driver of the pickup truck, 24-year-old Jonathan Baker of Marianna, Florida.

He was arrested shortly after the accident. He's charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus