Shamsi Khani


 

 

Age: 92

 

Summary: Iranian matriach of an extended Iranian Jewish family who was in the news in July 2003 at age 89 when she became among one of the oldest victims to have survive from massive leg and neck injuries suffered in the Santa Monica Farmer's Market vehicular incident when an 86-year-old driver identified as George Russell Weller plowed his car into a crowded open-air marketplace killing 10 people and seriously injured over 45 others including her son-in-law Dan Khani, in which the fatal accident later fueled a national debate in the United States on safety risks posed by elderly drivers.

 

 

Cause of Death: Stomach ailment

 

Born: June 16, 1914

 

Died: September 15, 2006

 

Location: Santa Monica, California