Christmas Float Runs Over Pensacola Woman

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PENSACOLA, FL- 59 year old Miriam Mims is hospitalized and in stable condition after she was run over by a float during the Pensacola Christmas Parade Saturday night.

The incident occurred around 5:40 p.m. near the intersection of Spring and Garden

streets.Pensacola Police say she was not behind a barricaded area at the

time of the incident.The float was moving about one to two miles per hour. A safety person who was walking with the float

saw Mims fall into the path of the tires. We were told the tires ran over the left side of her torso.

The parade was delayed for about 30 minutes during the incident. The incident remains under investigation.

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