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Scooter crash victim died of abdominal injuries, Kent Co. medical examiner reports

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Posted at 5:00 PM, May 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-18 17:00:35-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — An autopsy report for a woman found dead in Grand Rapids Friday night reveals that Elle Yared died of blunt abdominal injuries, according to Kent County Medical Examiner Dr. Stephen Cohle.

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We’re told Yared’s injuries were consistent with those that could have occurred during a scooter crash.

Dr. Cohle adds that Yared had severe internal injuries and bleeding in the abdominal region, and that she had a blood alcohol concentration of .340, which was ruled as an instrumental factor in her passing.

A minor cut was noted near Yared’s eye, Dr. Cohle explains, adding no additional head injuries were present.

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