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Jan 10 2013

Mexico Woman Dies of Natural Causes after Crash

Mexico Public Safety officials say a 79-year-old woman died from a medical condition while driving.

The passenger in the car told officers that Edith Farrar lost consciousness and hit a pole while turning onto East Liberty from Green Boulevard. She was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Audrain County Coroner Todd Yager says Farrar died of natural causes. The passenger was not hurt in the crash. The crash happened just before 1:00 p.m. Wednesday.