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Mother of three fatally injured while vomiting out of minivan window after partying

By Mason White 8:44 AM June 20, 2014
Amanda Erza 

By: Devansh Dutt
(Scroll down for video) A fun-loving woman was killed after she stuck her head out of a car window to vomit.

24-year-old Amanda Erza of Indiana, died when her head hit something while vomiting out the window of a moving minivan.

Police said that Erza was sitting on someones lap in the front passenger seat about 4:40 a.m. on Sunday, when she felt sick after a night of partying.

Erza stuck her head out of the window to vomit. That is when her head hit a unknown object in Osceola, about 10 miles east of South Bend.

Erza is a mother of three children, who are said to be between 2 and 8 years old. Erza was enrolled at the Ivy Tech Community College.

The minivan driver, who is in his 20s, and another passenger fled, but police caught them. The driver was arrested and preliminarily charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury.