Police: Woman found on I-40 fell from truck
Posted at: 08/16/2013 10:41 AM
| Updated at: 08/16/2013 11:05 AM
By: KOB.com staff
State police have identified the woman found alongside I-40 last weekend.
The woman was found between Laguna and the Route 66 Casino last Saturday night. She suffered a severe brain injury and couldn't remember her name.
State police identified her as 22-year-old Mariah Pruit of Oklahoma City by using her fingerprints.
Police believe Pruit fell out of a semi truck, but are still investigating the events surrounding the incident. According to the Associated Press, the truck driver has been located in Tennessee and is cooperating with investigators. His identity has not been released.
(The Associated Press contributed to this report)