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Elderly Woman Careens Into Ohio Dance Floor, Injures Eight People

All victims of the accident are in their 60s and 70s, police said

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    Carly Flynn Morgan/WKYC-TV
    The scene of an accident near Cleveland, Ohio where a 74-year-old woman accidentally plowed into a dance floor injuring herself and eight other people Sunday night, August 21, 2016.

    An elderly woman hit the gas instead of her brakes and plowed into an outdoor dance floor Sunday night near Cleveland, injuring herself and eight other people, two of them seriously, police told NBC News.

    The 74-year-old woman, who wasn't identified, could face charges including reckless driving, vehicular assault and vehicular homicide, Parma Heights police Sgt. Steve Scharschmidt said.

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    The accident happened about 7 p.m. ET at a "Rat Pack"-themed summer concert for about 100 elderly residents at Greenbriar Commons in Parma Heights, about 10 miles south of Cleveland, police said. All of the victims are in their 60s and 70s, police said.