Thursday, January 19, 2012

Woman Dead In Hendry Early Morn Truck Incident

Woman Passenger Exits Moving Truck

CLEWISTON, FL. -- A 2:15 A.M. Thursday morning road incident on Hendry County Road 846 two miles south of CR833 resulted in the death of Carmen Diego, 41 of Immokalee.

Texas Billie 64, of Clewiston was operating a 2006 Ford 150 pickup north on County Road 846 approaching a curve in the roadway and for reasons unknown at this time, Diego exited the truck while it was in motion via the passenger side door.

She landed on the roadway (northbound lane) and continued to travel along the roadway coming to final rest on the east shoulder of County Road 846.

Diego sustained fatal injuries as a result and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The accident is under investigation for possible alcohol use.

Four other passengers were in the truck: Ray Osceola, 49 of Clewiston, Louise Jim, 52 of Ochopee, and Alphonso Galindo-Reyes, 20 of Immokalee, and one other unknown passenger.

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