Knox Woman Dies from Injuries Sustained in Incident


A Knox woman who reportedly jumped out of a moving car has died.

23-year-old Alicia Husband of Knox was a passenger in a vehicle when witnesses say she jumped from the vehicle as it approached the intersection of State Road 8 and 600 East yesterday afternoon. She was traveling with her husband, Donald Husband, 31, of Knox.

She was taken to IU Health Starke Hospital and airlifted to Memorial Hospital in South Bend. She was pronounced dead today shortly after noon.

Starke County police don’t believe alcohol or drugs were a factor, but they are awaiting toxicology results to verify that. Police also say foul play is not suspected. The incident remains under investigation.