Weekend accident on bridge plunges woman into the water below

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.