A 65-year-old woman died of injuries she received after her 66-year-old husband backed his car into her while parking in Hanno, Saitama Prefecture.

NTV reported that the accident occurred at around 11:30 a.m. Sunday in an underground parking garage near a department store.

According to police, Fumio Nakazawa was attempting to park his car when he accidentally backed into his wife Fukiko, and pinned her between his car and the wall of the garage. She was rushed to the hospital where she died a short while later.

Police quoted Nakazawa as saying his wife got out of the car and that he lost sight of her as he started backing his car into a parking space.

Japan Today

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