Woman accidentally run over by boyfriend's truck in Marathon

Boyfriend tells deputies he didn't realize she was running after him as he drove


MARATHON, Fla. – A Marathon woman was airlifted to a Miami hospital on Tuesday night after she was run over by her boyfriend's truck.

The woman's boyfriend told Monroe County Sheriff's Office deputies that she was intoxicated, so he went to get her some food. As he was driving away, he was unaware that she was running after his truck.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin said it seemed as though the woman attempted to jump into the bed of the truck when she fell, and the back tires ran over her leg.

Both the woman and her boyfriend told deputies that there was no one was "at fault."

The woman's leg was severely fractured in the incident, and she had to be airlifted to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital.