Police: Boy jumps from overpass onto car, kills driver - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Police: Boy jumps from overpass onto car, kills driver

Posted: Updated:
FAIRFAX, Va. -

Police say a 12-year-old boy jumped from an overpass above Interstate 66 in northern Virginia and fell onto a car, killing the driver.
  
The incident took place Saturday afternoon in Fairfax County. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said in a statement Sunday afternoon that the boy landed on a Ford Escape and the impact incapacitated the vehicle's driver.
  
The statement says the front-seat passenger steered the vehicle off the interstate and the car came to a stop on the left shoulder.
  
Geller says the driver of the Ford, 22-year-old Marisa W. Harris of Olney, Maryland, died at the scene. The front-seat passenger wasn't hurt.
  
The boy was taken to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Can you prank your mom? 'The 25 pound turkey challenge'

    Can you prank your mom? 'The 25 pound turkey challenge'

    Wednesday, December 21 2016 2:36 PM EST2016-12-21 19:36:25 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Most mothers can only hope by the time their children grow up and move out of the house, they've learned all the necessary things to be a successful adult, including the basic knowledge that a turkey must be cooked in an oven, or perhaps in a smoker... NOT in a microwave. For this reason a new prank-challenge going around on Facebook is resulting in some hilarious text conversations between mothers and their grown children.

    >>

    KHQ.COM - Most mothers can only hope by the time their children grow up and move out of the house, they've learned all the necessary things to be a successful adult, including the basic knowledge that a turkey must be cooked in an oven, or perhaps in a smoker... NOT in a microwave. For this reason a new prank-challenge going around on Facebook is resulting in some hilarious text conversations between mothers and their grown children.

    >>
  • Spokane Police investigating death of man shot during sex

    Spokane Police investigating death of man shot during sex

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:45 PM EST2018-11-15 01:45:55 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex. In a search warrant filed Nov. 8 in Spokane Superior Court, a detective wrote that around 2 a.m. on Nov. 4, police were called to a home in the 7800 block of North Morton Ave. after a woman said her partner shot himself in the head. 

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex. In a search warrant filed Nov. 8 in Spokane Superior Court, a detective wrote that around 2 a.m. on Nov. 4, police were called to a home in the 7800 block of North Morton Ave. after a woman said her partner shot himself in the head. 

    >>
  • Santa Clara Police expanding resources in attempt to locate missing Spokane man

    Santa Clara Police expanding resources in attempt to locate missing Spokane man

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:48 PM EST2018-11-15 00:48:21 GMT

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Police in California are looking for a missing Spokane man who went missing during the San Francisco 49ers game Monday night.  32-year-old Ian Powers was last seen at the game with his family Monday night. He went to the restroom alone late in the game and hasn't been seen since, police told local media.  

    >>

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Police in California are looking for a missing Spokane man who went missing during the San Francisco 49ers game Monday night.  32-year-old Ian Powers was last seen at the game with his family Monday night. He went to the restroom alone late in the game and hasn't been seen since, police told local media.  

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Rolling in toilet paper: Alabama Sheriff buys 24K extra rolls of TP

    Rolling in toilet paper: Alabama Sheriff buys 24K extra rolls of TP

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:06 PM EST2018-11-15 17:06:11 GMT

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - Officials in an Alabama county have a financial mess to wipe up after the sheriff's department mistakenly ordered 24,000 extra rolls of toilet paper. WAFF-TV reports the Marshall County Sheriff's Office mistakenly spent $22,000 on toilet paper and another $9,000 for 450 cases of trash bags. That's a big problem, because its entire budget for janitorial supplies for next year is only $15,000.  

    >>

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - Officials in an Alabama county have a financial mess to wipe up after the sheriff's department mistakenly ordered 24,000 extra rolls of toilet paper. WAFF-TV reports the Marshall County Sheriff's Office mistakenly spent $22,000 on toilet paper and another $9,000 for 450 cases of trash bags. That's a big problem, because its entire budget for janitorial supplies for next year is only $15,000.  

    >>
  • FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

    FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:49 AM EST2018-11-15 15:49:40 GMT

    A top U.S. health official is pledging to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of e-cigarettes.    Scott Gottlieb of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration disclosed the plans on Thursday.    The move represents a major step to further push down U.S. smoking rates, which have been falling for decades.   

    >>

    A top U.S. health official is pledging to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of e-cigarettes.    Scott Gottlieb of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration disclosed the plans on Thursday.    The move represents a major step to further push down U.S. smoking rates, which have been falling for decades.   

    >>
  • Schwan's Co. sold to South Korean company for $1.8 billion

    Schwan's Co. sold to South Korean company for $1.8 billion

    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:42 AM EST2018-11-15 15:42:27 GMT

    A food distributor with deep roots in Minnesota has been sold to South Korea's largest food company.    The Schwan's Co. is well known for home deliveries made by its gold trucks. The companies released a statement Thursday saying CJ CheilJedang will pay $1.8 billion for an 80 percent stake in Schwan's and gain control of its businesses that serve restaurants, grocery stores and other retailers.  

    >>

    A food distributor with deep roots in Minnesota has been sold to South Korea's largest food company.    The Schwan's Co. is well known for home deliveries made by its gold trucks. The companies released a statement Thursday saying CJ CheilJedang will pay $1.8 billion for an 80 percent stake in Schwan's and gain control of its businesses that serve restaurants, grocery stores and other retailers.  

    >>