What to Know
- The incident occurred on April 4.
- The victim died on Saturday.
Florida Highway Patrol said a woman has died after a person driving ran over a piece of metal that launched backward and pierced through a windshield earlier this month.
The incident occurred in Pinellas County on April 4 on the northbound lanes of Interstate 275 on the Howard Frankland Bridge. The victim identified as Margaret Musto died on Saturday.
FHP said a red sedan ran over the piece of metal while approaching a hump on the bridge.
"The metal struck the engine hood ... then penetrated the windshield and struck the passenger," FHP said in a statement.