Trempealeau Co. (Press Release)-Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department was notified of a female that had been brought in to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, claiming she was run over by her own vehicle.
Barbara A. Gaddy, 67, reported that she had returned to her parked vehicle after having been out for a walk. As the female was trying to leave the area, a stray dog crawled underneath her vehicle. Not wanting to injure the dog, the female exited her vehicle and attempted to remove the dog with the vehicle engine still running. The vehicle started to roll backwards knocking the female to the ground and running her over.
The vehicle continued backward where it entered a ditch and rolled onto its side. At the crash scene, the vehicle reverse lights were on and the vehicle shifter was in reverse.