Weekend accident on bridge plunges woman into the water below - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Weekend accident on bridge plunges woman into the water below

An Elkmont woman has been upgraded to good condition after being hit riding a horse across the River Bridge on Highway 31 in Decatur.

A  Federal Express truck struck struck 48-year-old Kelly Miller, knocking her off the horse at around 3:00 a.m. Saturday.

She plunged 50 to 70 feet into the river.

Fishermen who were undocking their boats rescued Miller.

The horse was killed in the accident.  

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