Woman dies, man in wheelchair injured after car hits Mentor Walmart

MENTOR, Ohio-- Police are investigating after a car crashed into the side of the Mentor Walmart Monday afternoon.

Witnesses said the Chevrolet Malibu appeared to be going about 25 to 30 mph when it hit two people outside the store entrance before crashing into a cement wall around 12:30 p.m.

City officials said the female victim went into full cardiac arrest and was taken to Tripoint Medical Center, where she died. The second victim, a store employee who uses a wheelchair, was taken to another hospital with injuries.

The driver, an elderly woman, was alert and conscious, but was also transported to a local hospital.

The name of the deceased has not been released.

The building sustained minor damage and will remain open.