South Florida Woman Run Over By Publix Truck Dies

Authorities say a Boynton Beach woman died Monday after being run over by a Publix truck.

According to local authorities, 68-year-old Herma Jervis was taken to Delray Medical Center following the incident. She was pronounced dead at DMC.

Officials with the Boynton Beach Police Department said the Publix tractor-trailer was stopped behind a city recycling truck in the 2200 block of North Seacrest Boulevard. Jervis somehow got underneath the truck as it started to move forward, authorities said. The truck's rear left outer wheel ran over Jervis, according to officials.

The truck driver and his passenger were not injured.

Police don't know how or why Jervis went underneath the truck.

The crash remains under investigation.

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