Coroner: Teen’s death was accident



The Marion County Coroner’s office says the Oct. 5 death of a teen who jumped from her family’s van north of Seymour was an accident.

Laikyn Victoria Field, 16, of North Vernon, died of blunt force trauma after jumping from a moving vehicle and hitting her head on pavement in an incident north of Seymour, according to the report.

No charges are anticipated, Detective Bob Lucas of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department said Tuesday.

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