Denny’s Sign Falls On Car, Kills Woman Inside

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A Denny’s sign in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, fell on a car Thursday and killed a woman inside.

Lillian Curtis, 72, was killed when the sign fell in the restaurant’s parking lot Thursday afternoon, according to WSAZ. Two other people were in the car and were also injured when the sign fell.

“I’ve never seen anything like this,” Elizabethtown Police Spokesman Chris Denham said, according to the outlet. “It’s certainly very windy out here and I’m certain that did have a factor and was involved in this.”

All three people in the vehicle had to be extracted from the car by the local fire department after the sign fell in the parking lot, WSAZ reported. (RELATED: WARNING GRAPHIC: Dancer Gets Crushed By Video Monitor While On Stage)

Curtis was taken to University Hospital in Louisville after being extracted, reported WSAZ. She later died at the hospital. The two other passengers were taken to another hospital with unknown injuries.

“Denny’s is aware of the incident that took place at our Elizabethtown location on Thursday. Safety is our top priority, and we are working with the authorities to better understand what led to this situation,” a spokesperson with Denny’s said, according to WSAZ. “Our thoughts are with all of those involved.”