Tourists stumbled upon a car crash – then saw the driver drag a body into the woods, police say. – California News

Tourists stumbled upon a car crash – then saw the driver drag a body into the woods, police say. – California News

It was late Sunday morning when two motorists from New York rounded a bend on a wooded mountain road in rural West Virginia and came upon a single vehicle crash.

A truck with Florida plates had slammed into the guardrail, then drifted to a stop near the center line.

Moments after they arrived, the motorists told police that they watched the driver, an adult woman, get out of the vehicle and pull a child’s body wrapped in a blanket from inside, according to the Pocahontas Times of Marlinton, West Virginia. They said they sat frozen as she dragged the body over an embankment and into the woods.

Authorities responded to the motorists’ emergency call at 11:20 a.m. They found the woman, identified as Erica Newsome of Jacksonville, Florida, 150 feet up a hillside on an old…

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