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Woman dies after jumping from transport van

DUNKLIN COUNTY, MISSOURI (KAIT) - Dunklin County Sheriff Bob Holder said Lavonda Brown of Hayti was being transported Sunday from the Pemiscot County Jail to Poplar Bluff for a court hearing.

According to Holder, Brown apparently opened the side doors and jumped onto Highway 25 near Holcomb.

Brown was airlifted to a Cape Girardeau hospital where she later died.

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