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Woman killed after pothole projectile strikes her

HEFLIN, AL (AP) - A South Carolina woman is dead after authorities say she was struck by a rock that flew through her windshield when a pickup truck hit a pothole along Interstate 20, four miles west of the Alabama-Georgia line Monday.

Alabama State Troopers say 33-year-old Jo Maureen Fisher was a passenger in a car driven by her husband, 35-year-old John Fisher on Interstate 20 east in Cleburne County.

Authorities say a pickup truck driven by 23-year-old Crystal Dick traveling in front of the Goose Creek, S.C. couple hit a pothole and caused a rock to crash through the Fisher's car and strike the victim in the head.

She was flown to UAB Hospital where she later died.

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