Virginia woman dies after falling off car’s hood; getting run over

1 month ago

Rockingham County news, Virginia news.

A Virginia woman was killed in a crash after she fell off the hood of a car early Tuesday morning, authorities in Rockingham County said.

34-year-old Dymond Thacker was reportedly riding on top of a Hyundai Elantra driven by a suspected impaired woman when tragedy struck at around 9:30 a.m.

As the car went down a hill on Bryant Hollow Road, Thacker fell off the hood and was fatally hit by the vehicle.

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  • The woman died at the scene; police said. 66-year-old Debra Elliot who was behind the wheel was subsequently arrested.

    Elliott faces charges of involuntary manslaughter while under the influence, possession of narcotics, and driving without a license.

    A second passenger of the car was not harmed and is currently not facing charges.