DISCOVERY BAY (CBS SF) – A woman who died after her 8-year-old grandson struck her with a golf cart at a home in Discovery Bay on Sunday night has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner’s office as 72-year-old Ofelia Contreras.

California Highway Patrol officers initially responded around 10:35 p.m. Sunday to a report of a vehicle crash in the 400 block of Discovery Bay Boulevard and arrived to find a golf cart had crashed into a parked pickup truck in a driveway.

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The officers learned Contreras, a Discovery Bay resident, had been helping her grandson back the golf cart out of the garage when he accidentally accelerated at full speed in reverse, striking her.

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She succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, CHP officials said.

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