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Release Number: 09-115

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

April 22, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060












Victim:  Barbara Elliott,  DOB 5-17-26

              2324 Emerald Lake Drive

              Sun City


Operator of golf cart:  Phyllis Winther,  DOB 5-23-32

1339    Misty Green Drive

 Sun City



Golf cart accident


April 22, 2009 at 1:08 p.m.


4860 Sun City Center Blvd.

Publix Parking Lot





The victim had just parked her golf cart and was walking down the sideway to go into Publix.  Phyllis Winther had exited the Publix, and was backing her golf cart up when for unknown reason the cart jumped the curb and struck the victimís leg. 


Fire Rescue responded to the scene and transported the victim to Tampa General Hospital.