Man runs over wife with pickup truck in Hialeah

Husband tells firefighters that brakes failed

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HIALEAH, Fla. – A man ran over his 68-year-old wife with a pickup truck Friday morning in a Hialeah park, Hialeah Fire Department Capt. Cesar Espinosa said.

Firefighters were called to McDonald Park, where they found the woman suffering from chest and head injuries.

The woman's husband told firefighters that he was picking her up from the park when the brakes on his pickup truck failed, accidentally running over her, Espinosa said.

She was taken to Palmetto General Hospital and then airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center.

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