WESTFIELD, Ind. — A woman died Sunday night after exiting the passenger side of a moving pick-up truck in Westfield.
The Westfield Police Department said officers were dispatched around 7:15 p.m. Sunday to Springmill Road at Canberra Boulevard in response to an assist fire call. The truck was traveling northbound on Springmill Road when the woman exited the truck, WPD said.
The woman was transported to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment, where she died shortly after arrival.
The driver was brought to the Hamilton County Jail, where he was booked on preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated, causing death. The prosecutor is waiting for more information to determine what charges may be officially filed.
WPD said it is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.