Date: March 15, 2004

Victim: Blossom Malick

Location: Delray Beach, Fla.

Model: 2003 Toyota Camry

Details: The driver of a recently purchased 2003 Camry was backing out of a space in a parking lot off Atlantic Avenue in the coastal town of Delray Beach, Fla., when the vehicle suddenly accelerated, according to a complaint filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The car struck and killed a pedestrian, Blossom Malick.

Reached by phone, the victim's husband, who did not want his name published, confirmed Malick was killed in the accident, but he said he had no intention of taking legal action.

The car's owner returned the vehicle to the dealer after the accident, refusing to drive it again, according to the complaint.

Police in Delray Beach had no record of the 2004 accident.

The 2003 Camry in not included in Toyota's recent recalls.

-- Stuart Pfeifer, Carol J. Williams and Robert Faturechi Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times
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