JACKSON COUNTY, Ind. (WHAS11) – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a 17-year-old girl.
Laikyn Field died at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis from injuries suffered after she jumped from a moving vehicle.
Deputies say she was with her stepfather and mother when she got upset and jumped from their car on County Road 700 North in Jackson County.
Paramedics rushed her to the hospital with severe head injuries.
She passed away Saturday.