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Woman dies after elderly husband accidentally runs her over with car in their garage

By Mason White 9:45 AM March 21, 2016
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By: Tanya Malhotra
An elderly man of Nevada, was taken to a hospital because he was very distressed over the death of his wife.

87-year-old William Krege, of Las Vegas, was not injured, but shaken after learning that he accidentally killed his wife.

The office of the Clark County coroner has identified the woman who police said was struck and killed by a car driven by her husband.

The Metropolitan Police Department said that Amphon Kreger, 81, died after she was hit by her husband in the garage of their home.

The incident occurred around 10:00 a.m. in the 1600 block of Sunrise View Drive near Sloan Lane and Owens Avenue.

According to the police, the woman was standing in front of the car in the garage when her husband was about to back out. Police said that he accidentally shifted into drive, causing the vehicle to move forward.

He hit the woman and she died of her injuries.