A woman who worked as a nanny for singer Katharine McPhee and her husband David Foster reportedly died after an elderly woman hit her at a San Fernando Valley auto dealership.
A source identified Yadira Calito, 55, to TMZ on Tuesday when the woman who was hit by an 84-year-old woman at the wheel of a Toyota RAV4 on August 9 crashed it into the customer reception area of the service center at Hamer Toyota.
Los Angeles Police Department refused to confirm the identity of the deceased woman when contacted by the Post on Tuesday.
according to a LAPD press releaseThe elderly driver, a Mission Hills resident, for unknown reasons accelerated and collided with several people who were inside the building.
The driver was unhurt but injured two employees, a 23-year-old man and a 35-year-old man, and a 55-year-old customer, believed to be Calito.
All three victims were taken to hospital, where the two men were treated for non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to make a full recovery.
The customer suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The LAPD said no arrests were made in connection with the collision.
The Post has reached out to representatives for McPhee and Foster and Hamer Toyota for comment on the incident.
The dealership reported an “event” on its account Facebook Page on Aug. 9, saying it would remain closed for the rest of the day and “resume operations” on Aug. 10.
“Our main concern at the moment is the welfare of the injured. We ask for the community’s understanding and patience,” the statement said.
McPhee and Foster announced Friday that this was the case “A Terrible Tragedy” in her family, which prompted the American Idol alum to leave the couple’s David Foster and Friends tour in Asia.
“Dearest Jakarta fans, It is with a heavy heart that I announce that I have to miss our last two shows of our Asian tour,” the “Terrified” singer continued Instagram.
“David [Foster] and I have witnessed a terrible tragedy in our family and at least one of us needs to go home to our family. Please know how sorry I am and how much I wish to come back and perform for all of you one day. I love Katharine.”
TMZ broke the news on Friday that the The emergency was Calito’s sudden deathbut neither McPhee nor Foster have themselves confirmed the news.
McPhee kept a low profile and looked gloomy on Friday at LAX.