Woman Dies Transporting Mattress

Henrico Woman & Mattress Thrown From Bed Of Pickup

August 20, 2018 - 4:17 pm

Richmond, VA (WRVA) -  Henrico Police say a county resident was killed Sunday (8/19/18) in a traffic related incident in Virginia.

The woman was riding in the bed (open cargo area) of a pickup truck while trying to hold onto a mattress. The truck was traveling in the 6900 block of Osborne Turnpike when both the woman and the mattress where thrown out of the truck’s bed and onto the roadway.

First Responders arrived around 4:10 p.m. The 27 year old woman has been identified as Jesse Disse. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Neither Alcohol, nor speed considered factors in this incident.  Henrico police are continuing to investigate.