Police: Stepfather, mother were in vehicle with Jennings County 17-year-old

A Jennings County teen died during the weekend after she jumped from a moving van north of Seymour on Saturday afternoon.

Laikyn Field, 17, of rural North Vernon died Saturday at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Jackson County Sheriff Mike Carothers said.

Field leaped from a 2008 Dodge Caravan traveling 30 mph in the 6000 block of East 700 North, also known as Enos Road, Detective Bob Lucas with the sheriff’s department said.

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