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Seattle woman killed sitting in recliner when car crashes into home

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SEATTLE (AP) - A woman killed Tuesday when a car crashed into her bedroom at a North Seattle assisted-living home has been identified as Lavonne Bennett.
    
The King County Medical Examiner's Office says the 72-year-old died from blunt-force injuries with compressive asphyxia and her death was ruled an accident.
    
The Seattle Times reports (https://goo.gl/ogoevZ ) Bennett was sitting in a recliner in her first-floor bedroom Tuesday when a Mercedes-Benz crashed through an exterior wall around 11 a.m.
    
Seattle Fire Department Lt. Harold Webb says Bennett had a faint pulse and medics performed CPR but she died at the scene.
    
Webb says an 88-year-old woman who also lived at the facility was the driver.
    
Police said she was not injured and showed no signs of impairment.
    
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Information from: The Seattle Times, http://www.seattletimes.com

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