Female Dies after Falling from Moving Vehicle

Publish Date: May 19, 2023
Written by: Joni Money
Categories: News

Around 2:30 PM this afternoon, Jefferson County deputies were dispatched to a report of a 36-year-old female pedestrian struck by a minivan, in the 5800 block of Old Huntsville Road in McCalla.  Medical personnel also responded to the scene. As deputies began their investigation, it was learned that this was not the case of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle,

Evidence suggested that there had been a verbal altercation at this location between the deceased and a second female.  The second female went to leave the residence with another person.  As the vehicle, a minivan, attempted to pull away, the deceased jumped on the side of the moving vehicle.  The deceased lost her footing and fell from the vehicle.  The deceased received significant head trauma as a result of the fall. Medical personnel pronounced her dead at the scene,

Jefferson County Sheriff’s detectives are conducing an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death.  The evidence will be presented to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office to determine if criminal charges are warranted in this case,

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