(TPM) The daughter of the 91-year-old woman who died on the same day the lane closures on the George Washington Bridge caused a massive traffic jam in Fort Lee told the New York Times that she doesn't blame her mother's death on the traffic.
"I honestly believe it was just her time," Vilma Oleri told the Times about her mother, Florence Genova.
Vilma Oleri's husband, Frank Oleri, said that Genova likely died in her home, not while stuck in traffic.
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"We believe she died in her home, but they couldn't pronounce her until she got to the hospital," he told the Times. "The traffic didn't make any difference."