Woman hit, killed after falling from moving vehicle

Woman hit, killed after falling from moving vehicle (IMG:SRCSO)

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a 38-year-old woman and an unknown vehicle that occurred early Sunday morning on the Navarre Bridge Causeway.

They say Amber Morin and Jeanette Martinez were riding on the outside of a vehicle driven by Pedro Martinez, Jr., all of Houston, Texas.

Jeanette Martinez fell, landing in the roadway. That's when investigators say another vehicle hit Martinez and killed her.

Pedro Martinez, Jr. has been charged with DUI causing serious bodily injury or death.

Both women were also said to have had alcohol in their systems during the event.

If anyone has any information about this incident is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 850-484-5000.

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