Teen dies after falling out of moving car in NKY

Teen dies after falling out of moving car in NKY
Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 2:01 PM EDT
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INDEPENDENCE, Ky. (WXIX) - A 17-year-old high school student died Saturday after he fell out of a moving vehicle.

The teen was a passenger in a car when he fell out on Independence Station Road near Lincoln Ridge Park around 9:30 p.m., according to Independence police.

The 17-year-old was identified as Reuben Hinsdale, the Kenton County School District said.

Hinsdale was riding in the back of a car with two other teens when he fell out, police said. The car was going around 30 to 35mph when he fell out, according to police.

Police did not say how Hinsdale fell out of the car exactly but did mention that he was not hanging out of the window for a long period of time.

The 17-year-old was flown to UC Medical Center with a severe head injury but died after arriving.

The Kenton County School District said Hinsdale’s family informed them his organs will be donated to help save other lives.

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