Virginia Woman Killed After Falling From Car Hood During Alleged DUI Incident

Driver Faces Multiple Charges After Fatal Crash

A tragic incident in Virginia has resulted in the death of a woman who fell from the hood of a moving car. State Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and have charged the driver with several offenses.

Deadly Ride on Car Hood

Dymond A.S. Thacker, a 34-year-old resident of Broadway, Virginia, lost her life on Tuesday morning after falling from the hood of a Hyundai Elantra. According to a press release from Virginia State Police, the incident occurred around 9:30 am in Rockingham County, located west of Harrisburg.

Details of the Crash Remain Unclear

The cause of Thacker’s presence on the car hood remains under investigation. State Police reported that she fell from the vehicle while it was traveling downhill and was subsequently struck by the car. Sadly, Thacker was pronounced dead at the scene.

Driver Arrested on Multiple Charges

The driver of the Hyundai, identified as 66-year-old Debra L. Elliott of Elkton, Virginia, was not injured in the incident. However, she was arrested and charged with several serious offenses, including Involuntary Manslaughter, Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Possession of a Narcotic, Driving Without a License

Elliott is currently being held without bond at a local jail. An attorney representing Elliott at the Harrisonburg/Rockingham General District Court, Shannon Kite, has not yet responded to requests for comment.

State Police Continue Investigation

Virginia State Police are actively investigating the circumstances leading up to this tragic accident. The investigation will likely focus on determining the cause of the initial situation that led Thacker onto the car hood, as well as the potential role of alcohol or narcotics in Elliott’s alleged DUI.