A manslaughter investigation was launched after the death of a 63-year-old woman, found unresponsive in a street in Charleville-Mézières (Ardennes), the prosecutor announced on Friday.

A call for witnesses has also been launched.

The day before, the victim had been taken care of by the emergency services, warned by a witness, says



In cardiorespiratory arrest, she had been resuscitated.

Died while being transported to hospital

However, she died shortly after, in the ambulance which evacuated her to the hospital in Reims (Marne) when her vital prognosis was engaged, said one of the sons of the sexagenarian.

The causes of death of the latter should be determined after the autopsy scheduled for Monday.

The first findings showed that the pedestrian would have been knocked down by a car.

This mother of four children was then going to a friend's house.

Investigators are looking for the driver of the vehicle.

People likely to provide information to the police can call 03 24 57 94 94.


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