Whole30 diet to blame for deadly car crash in Oregon

Whole30 diet to blame for deadly car crash in Oregon
Susan Mathies (Image: Provided)

[Ed. – The victim was a grandmother of two, had just become a widow four months earlier.]

A driver who struck and killed a woman in Oregon was nauseous and lightheaded because of his diet and should be held responsible for her death, a new lawsuit claims.

The suit was filed Thursday on behalf of the estate of Susan Matthies, who was 68-years-old when she died in September 2017 in Dallas, Oregon, a small city outside Salem. The suit is seeking $3.6 million in damages for her death from the driver, Robert Morgan, according to a complaint obtained by the Oregonian.

Morgan was driving a truck in the parking lot of a grocery store on Sept. 21, 2017 when he apparently lost control. The truck struck two vehicles, then came to a stop against a third, the Dallas Police Department said at the time. Matthies, who’d been putting groceries into her car, was in the truck’s path and run over. She died later that night in a hospital.

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According to the complaint, Morgan shouldn’t have been driving at the time of the crash. He was on the Whole 30 diet, and with its restrictions, he’d skipped breakfast and lunch, the complaint said.

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