Aug. 25—A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a food delivery service and its driver who was criminally charged after striking and killing a
Mire was hospitalized in
In the lawsuit filed
The lawsuit, which names
"At all material times,
According to a police report, an officer was called to the scene and found an elderly woman later identified as Mire lying in the grass of her front yard with serious injuries to her head and right arm.
Gilfour was seen trying to render aid to the victim, the report says. He initially told police he saw Mire lying in her yard as he was driving by and stopped to help but changed his story when officers became suspicious after they saw the damage on his car, authorities said.
"I observed blood on the front bumper and passenger side door," the police report says. "Since
Gilfour said he was looking at his cell phone while driving and didn't see the victim, according to the report.
Police found about 1 gram of methamphetamine and a syringe in Gilfour's possession, authorities said. Following an investigation,
An analysis of Gilfour's blood showed traces of amphetamines, methamphetamines, THC and other drugs, according to court records.
The lawsuit, which seeks more than
Gilfour was booked into the
The plaintiffs are being represented by
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