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Horrific footage shows woman clinging to car for eight blocks before being crushed to death

Horrific footage shows woman clinging on to the hood of a car for eight blocks in ‘road rage’ incident before losing her grip and being crushed to death

  • CCTV footage released by prosecutors in Miami, Florida, during a murder case
  • Natasha Boothe, 22, accused of driving car that hit Norky Contreras Acosta, 42
  • Boothe pleaded not guilty to murder and leaving the scene of an accident
  • She remains in jail in Miami-Dade County and is due back in court on March 25

A woman was left clinging on to the hood of a car for eight blocks in road rage incident before losing her grip and being crushed to death.  

The CCTV footage was recently released by prosecutors in Miami, Florida, during an ongoing murder case.

Natasha Boothe, 22, is accused of driving the vehicle that killed 42-year-old Norky Contreras Acosta.

In the video, Mrs Contreras can be seen standing behind a gold Chrysler that is stationary in a parking bay.

She then leans against the trunk of the vehicle and furiously crosses her arms. 

But the driver of the Chrysler begins to reverse despite Mrs Contreras attempting to stand her ground.

She turns around and bangs on the back windscreen as two other people run to try and help her. 

The vehicle continues to manoeuvre around the car park as Mrs Contreras rushes to grab at the door handle on the passenger side.

The CCTV footage was recently released by prosecutors in Miami, Florida, during an ongoing murder case. Norky Contreras Acosta, 42, was trying to prevent a gold Chrysler leaving the scene

The car manoeuvres around the car park as Mrs Contreras frantically hurries toward the bonnet but she is forced to hop up on to the hood as the vehicle begins to speed away

The car manoeuvres around the car park as Mrs Contreras frantically hurries toward the bonnet but she is forced to hop up on to the hood as the vehicle begins to speed away

She then frantically hurries toward the bonnet of the car before being forced to hop up on to the hood as the driver begins to speed away.

The clip then cuts to footage from another CCTV camera that shows the vehicle heading toward the car park’s exit with Mrs Contreras still clinging on.

Various cameras track the vehicle through the streets and the video ends shortly afterwards.

She was able to hold on for eight blocks despite Boothe ‘braking violently, speeding and driving erratically from left to right at high speed in an attempt to force the victim to fall from the hood,’ according to the arrest warrant.

The clip then cuts to footage from another CCTV camera that shows the vehicle heading toward the car park's exit with Mrs Contreras still clinging on

The clip then cuts to footage from another CCTV camera that shows the vehicle heading toward the car park’s exit with Mrs Contreras still clinging on

Various cameras track the vehicle through the streets as other cars rush toward the vehicle to try and help Mrs Contreras before the video ends

Various cameras track the vehicle through the streets as other cars rush toward the vehicle to try and help Mrs Contreras before the video ends

But Mrs Contreras eventually lost her grip and was crushed by the vehicle.

She was taken to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The incident originally took place on October 25. 

Hialeah Police said that the road rage incident was sparked when Mrs Contreras and her family had been travelling in a blue Volkswagen Tiguan that was hit by the gold Chrysler.

She was able to hold on for eight blocks despite Boothe 'braking violently, speeding and driving erratically from left to right at high speed in an attempt to force the victim to fall from the hood,' according to the arrest warrant

She was able to hold on for eight blocks despite Boothe ‘braking violently, speeding and driving erratically from left to right at high speed in an attempt to force the victim to fall from the hood,’ according to the arrest warrant

Natasha Boothe (pictured), who was not supposed to be driving after her license was suspended on October 7, remains behind bars in Miami-Dade County. She is due back in court on March 25

Natasha Boothe (pictured), who was not supposed to be driving after her license was suspended on October 7, remains behind bars in Miami-Dade County. She is due back in court on March 25

Mrs Contreras had then followed the Chrysler as it pulled into the parking lot in an attempt to stop the driver fleeing the scene. 

Officers charged Boothe with murder and leaving the scene of an accident to which she pleaded not guilty.

Boothe, who was not supposed to be driving after her license was suspended on October 7, remains behind bars in Miami-Dade County. 

She is due back in court on March 25. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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