Woman Killed While Walking Grandson To School In Miramar

posted by Jessi Minneci - 

Authorities say a grandmother who was struck by a car early Tuesday while walking her grandson to school has died of her injuries.

Witnesses told police a white Chrysler 300 ran a red light at Miramar Parkway and Fairmont Avenue about 9 a.m. and struck Marie St. Vil, 79, and her 13-year-old grandson, Edwin St. Vil, as they were crossing the parkway using the crosswalk. 

Paramedics took Vil and Edwin to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood. 

Vil died a short time later, police said.

Edwin said he suffered a broken foot, along with bumps and bruises.

The driver stayed at the scene after the crash, police said.

Police said charges were pending.

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