Woman falls out of moving semi truck on I-15 south of Las Vegas


    Nevada Highway Patrol responds after a woman fell out of moving semi truck on I-15 south of Las Vegas on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. (RTC FastCam)

    A woman was taken to a hospital via helicopter after she fell out of a moving semi truck Thursday, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

    Troopers responded to I-15 near Mile Marker 9 in Jean around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, said Trooper Jason Buratczuk.

    The woman, described as 38 years old, was flown to a hospital via Life Flight and she is in critical condition, he said. The driver of the semi is cooperating with authorities.

    Investigators don't yet know why the woman fell from the semi, said Buratczuk, and NHP's fatal team is responding to take over the investigation.

    This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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