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Sisters Of DC Chase Victim Dispute Police Account

The sisters of a woman fatally shot by police in Washington after she tried to ram her car through a White House barrier say she wasn’t delusional and suggest she have been fleeing danger when she was killed.

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Valarie Carey said in an interview on NBC’s “Today” show on Monday that perhaps her sister, Miriam Carey, was afraid and fleeing with a 13-month-old child in her car when she was killed on Thursday.

Another sister, Amy Carey-Jones, suggests police overreacted or were negligent.

The sisters also disputed officials’ account that Miriam Carter was under the delusion that President Barack Obama was communicating with her.

Amy Carey-Jones said it’s “not the Miriam we knew.”

Police in Washington say they’re reviewing the use of deadly force.

[Associated Press, Today Show]

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