71-Yr-Old Woman Killed in Hit and Run After Brawl

By: AP
By: AP

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) -- Deputies are investigating a fight they
believe led to the death of a 71-year-old southwest Florida woman.

Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies found Phyllis Gipe lying in
the road around 7:30 p.m. Friday. She later died at the hospital.

Authorities said several people were fighting before Gipe was
hit and believe the two are related.

Thirty-five year-old Roy Lee Poore was arrested for aggravated
assault on Guy Gipe. It's unclear what the two were fighting about.

The investigation continues.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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