FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A 71-year-old woman died in a Fort Worth hospital after she drove into a tree Sunday morning.
The woman was driving her three grandchildren when she crashed a silver Honda SUV into a tree on the 2200 block of East Lancaster Avenue, according to Fort Worth police. Police responded to the scene around 10:20 a.m.READ MORE: Most Of The $800 Billion In PPP Loans Did Not Go To Workers, New Study Finds
The woman, who had been transported to the hospital in critical condition, died around 1:45 p.m. A Tarrant County medial examiner identified her as Odessa Mickens.READ MORE: Essential Travelers Crossing Into U.S. Borders By Land Must Show Proof Of COVID Vaccination
Mickens’ 12-year-old granddaughter, who was a passengers in the SUV, was also rushed to the hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival. According to police reports, that child, identified as Ava Mickens, lived with her grandparents.MORE NEWS: 'Today Is A Good Day', After 2 Day Search In Dallas, 11-Year-Old Traveon Michael Griffin Found Safe
The other two children riding in the SUV weren’t seriously injured.