• Woman dies after being pinned against church wall by SUV

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    MIAMI - Police say a woman died when she was pinned against a church wall by sports utility vehicle that went out of control.
     
    The incident happened Tuesday afternoon outside Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in southwest Miami-Dade County. Authorities say 73-year-old Nuris Better lost control of her vehicle about 4:30 p.m. outside the church's school.
     
    The Miami Herald reports Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews cut down a palm tree to move the SUV. But 27-year-old Catalina Gomez Palaez was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was injured.
     
    Police are investigating. The Herald reports Better has not been charged.


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