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Woman dies after jumping from moving car on OC fwy

A woman was killed after she jumped out of a moving car along a stretch of the eastbound 22 Freeway in Garden Grove on Saturday, March 19, 2011.
March 20, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A woman was killed after she jumped out of a moving car along a stretch of freeway in Garden Grove.

Garden Grove Police Department officers received a call from the Santa Ana Police Department saying a woman had jumped out of her vehicle on the eastbound 22 Freeway at Magnolia Street shortly before 3 a.m. on Saturday.

A nearby motorist apparently saw the woman jump from her car, picked her up, took her to his home in Santa Ana and alerted police.

She was pronounced dead when officers and fire officials arrived at the man's home.

After an in-depth investigation, Garden Grove police determined that the woman did indeed jump from her moving car and struck her head causing blunt force trauma.

The cause of death was still under investigation.

The identities of those involved were not immediately released.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you're urged to contact the Garden Grove Police Department at (714) 741-5704.


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