6-year-old girl dies after drunk mother was punched by boyfriend while drivingBy Mason White 4:12 PM June 1, 2017
|Jessica Skeens, Taelyn Ann Marie Woodson and
Nathaniel Leon Jordan
By: Emily Lewis WorldWideWeirdNews.com
(Scroll down for video) A young girl lost her life after her mother lost control of a car when she was punched in the face.
28-year-old Jessica Skeens of Muncie, Indiana, was driving with her boyfriend in the passenger seat and four of her children.
Two children were in the middle seat in car seats. Two other children were in the rear seat. During the trip, her boyfriend, Nathaniel Leon Jordan, 27, punched the mother and grabbed the steering wheel.
The vehicle drove off the road and rolled into a ditch. Sadly,
6-year-old Taelyn Ann Marie Woodson was partially ejected out of the window.
She died of her injuries while her three siblings, her mother and her mother’s boyfriend were taken to IU Health’s Ball Memorial Hospital, where they were treated for minor injuries.
Skeens suffered a broken arm. She was arrested after police determined that she was intoxicated at the time of the crash.
The mother faces charges of neglect of a dependent causing death, operating while intoxicated causing death, operating while intoxicated with a passenger less than 18 years of age and neglect of a dependent.
Jordan was arrested on charges of neglect of a dependent causing death, felony criminal recklessness and domestic battery.