Woman dies after jumping out of truck
A 22-year-old woman died Monday night after jumping from a moving vehicle.
According to police, Jerica Ann Spencer, address unavailable, and her boyfriend, who was not identified in the report, were traveling west on S.R. 62 near Molly Brown Drive at approximately 7:23 p.m. The couple were allegedly involved in an argument when Spencer jumped from the boyfriend’s 1998 Dodge Ram pickup truck while it was traveling at about 55 mph.
The boyfriend told police he tried to restrain Spencer; however, she managed to escape and was ejected from the truck.
Spencer was transported to University Hospital in Louisville where she was pronounced dead.
An investigation into the incident is pending.