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Man questioned in death of woman who fell out of car on freeway

September 01, 2013|By Ari Bloomekatz
  • Photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department of Ricardo "Rick" Jimenez, who was wanted in connection with the death of a young woman after she fell from a moving car on the 210 Freeway. Jimenez turned himself in to Glendale police Saturday morning.
Photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department of Ricardo "Rick"… (Los Angeles Police Department )

Authorities are questioning a man who was allegedly driving a car on the 210 Freeway when a female passenger fell out, was struck by multiple vehicles and died.

Los Angeles police said they believe the woman may have been physically abused the night before her death.

Ricardo “Rick” Jimenez, 26, turned himself in to the Glendale Police Department on Saturday, Los Angeles police Lt. Paul Vernon said in a statement. Police had released a photo of Jimenez and asked for the public's help in finding him. 

Maria Josefina "Josie" Jimenez, 22, was killed Thursday after she fell out of the passenger door of the vehicle allegedly driven by Ricardo Jimenez, police said.

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