LAKEWOOD RANCH - An 85-year-old Tamarac woman was killed this morning when she drove out of the post office in Lakewood Ranch and into the path of a coming vehicle on State Road 70, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident happened about 10:56 a.m., when Josephine J. Malenich pulled her 2000 4-door Honda out of Post Boulevard onto State Road and was struck by a westbound 2004 Ford Expedition.
The front of the SUV hit the driver's side of the Honda.
The 55-year-old New York state woman driving the SUV suffered minor injuries, according to FHP.
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The accident happened near the post office, which is across State Road 70 from the entrance to Greenbrook Village.