Canton police said the woman who was a passenger in the vehicle that struck the Crown and Hammer Restaurant has died.
At approximately 12:30 p.m. Monday a car driven by Michael Stoppani crashed into the restaurant in downtown Collinsville.
Margaret Stoppani, 86, of Canton, sustained fatal injuries, police said Tuesday morning. The Chief Medical Examiner’s office ruled the death accidental, with blunt injuries to torso, head and extremities.
Michael Stoppani sustained minor injuries.
The town of Canton volunteer Fire and EMS Department extricated the woman from the vehicle and secured leaking water and gas in the building.
Police said only one car was involved. They are also asking any witnesses to call 860-693-0221.
See more about the incident in our previous story.