Woman Dies From Metal Debris That Flew After Being Run Over

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  • 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.

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