September 24, 2023
Elinor Levitt

A trial date has been set for a 95-year-old Villager charged with leaving the scene of an accident after her automobile struck a fellow resident’s golf cart, leading to severe damage to the lady.

Elinor Levitt, 95, was allegedly on the wheel of a inexperienced 2007 Mercury Montego on the afternoon of Dec. 29 when she ran a cease signal and hit a golf cart pushed by 81-year-old Nancy Lou Hooper.

A trial date has been set for Oct. 2 in Marion County Courtroom. The Sumter Senior Dwelling resident has pleaded not responsible to a cost of hit and run.

The previous resident of the Village of Calumet Grove, ran a cease signal and struck Hooper’s golf cart, in keeping with an accident report from the Florida Freeway Patrol. A Villager witnessed the crash and tried to get Levitt to cease, however the native New Yorker stored going, the report stated. Hooper, a full-time resident of The Villages since 2007 and a member of the Aqua Rhythms Synchronized Swim Crew, had been to the Chatham Postal Station to gather her mail.

A gate digital camera was instrumental in Levitt’s arrest.

Levitt’s license was suspended for 3 months as a part of a ticket she had been issued for violation of proper of manner as a part of the accident investigation. Levitt, whereas nonetheless dwelling on Creekside Circle within the Village of Calumet Grove, had been ticketed in 2020 on a cost of careless driving following an accident close to the doorway to Del Webb Spruce Creek on U.S. Hwy. 441 in Summerfield. Levitt had been on the wheel of the identical inexperienced 2007 Mercury Montego that she was driving when she hit Hooper’s golf cart.