Charged: Elderly woman charged with vehicular homicide in deadly store crash

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MADISON TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - An 80-year-old woman is now charged with vehicular homicide and failure to control after causing a fatal accident.

Police say Lucille Bittner hit 67-year-old Richard Swackhamer and another vehicle before crashing into the Giant Eagle on North Ridge Road on July 16th.

Bittner tells police her foot slipped from the brake pedal.

Bittner will be in court in Painesville on August 12th.

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