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Missing 92-year-old woman fatally struck by car in Lake Worth

Posted at 12:26 AM, Jun 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-12 07:31:06-04

LAKE WORTH, Fla. -- Boynton Beach police confirm that the 92-year-old Boynton Beach woman who went missing Tuesday night was struck and killed by a vehicle.

Soline Occean suffered from dementia and walked away from a family member's house at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

She was fatally struck by a car Tuesday night on Hypoluxo Road and Military Trail at 9:51 p.m.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe was traveling eastbound on Hypoluxo Road just east of the intersection with Military Trail.

Occean was walking southbound from the median of Hypoluxo Road and stepped into the travel lane.

The driver's side front corner of the vehicle impacted Soline Occean resulting in her death at the scene.