MUNCIE, Ind. – The Final fight that led to the crash that killed 6-year-old Indiana girl (all times are local):
A woman who crashed a van on an Indiana road after being beaten by her boyfriend, has been charged in connection with the death of her 6-year-old daughter, who was thrown from the vehicle.
WRTV-TV reports that the 28-year-old Jessica Skeens was arrested Tuesday on preliminary charges that under neglect of a dependent resulting in death and driving under the influence causing death.
The police said that she had a blood-alcohol content of more than 08% is the legal limit.
Taelyn Woodson was killed in Sunday’s crash along State Road 67.
The police said Skeens and a 27-year-old Nathaniel Jordan were arguing when he punched her and grabbed the wheel. The van rolled into a ditch.
Skeens suffered a broken arm. The jordan and three of Skeens’ other children suffered minor injuries.
Jordan faces preliminary neglect and criminal recklessness charges.
In the afternoon
Police say a man beat his girlfriend as she was driving one of those him and her four children along an Indiana highway, causing a one-car-accident death of her 6-year-old daughter.
Twenty-seven-year-old Nathaniel Jordan of Muncie, Indiana, was arrested following a Sunday crash along state Road 67 that killed Taelyn Woodson. Jordan faces preliminary neglect and criminal recklessness charges.
Online records are not a lawyer for Jordan, who remained in jail Tuesday on $57,500 bond.
State Police say the 28-year-old Jessica Skeens and front-passenger of the Jordan, were arguing when he punched her and grabbed the wheel. The van left the highway and rolled into a ditch, about 50 miles northeast of Indianapolis, the killing of Woodson.
The police said Skeens suffered a broken arm. The jordan, and three children were treated for minor injuries.