She was 34 year old Miriam Carey of Stamford Connecticut.
The New York media says she has a history of mental issues.
She had a toddler in her Rental Black Infiniti today when she first broached security at a White House Entrance at 15th and Pennslvania Avenue. Watch this incredible video...
From this point she fled through the streets of Washington DC at speeds of 85 miles per Hour. A police officer joining the chase hit a barricade and was was injured. He was flown to a DC hospital with non life threatening injurys. Near the Capital the woman was surrounded by police and shot dead.
Astonished officer pulled a child about one year old from the car. It was not hurt and has been placed in foster care.