Law: Briefs: May 17, 1982

LETHAL LITTLE OLD LADY

"I love to drive!" says Gertrude Karmiol, 81, of Miami Beach, Fla. But she does it badly. According to the police, three months ago she plowed into a bench at a crowded bus stop, killing three people and injuring five others; when told of the deaths, she remarked, "How nice." Furthermore, she had already had two accidents in recent years in which three more had been hurt. Her license had not been lifted because she had not been convicted of anything in the first two cases; this time she is charged only with "careless driving resulting in death"...

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