Florida Keys Woman Pushes Ex-Girlfriend Out of Moving Car, Charged With Battery: Deputies

A woman was charged with aggravated battery for pushing her ex-girlfriend out of a moving car, officials said.

Sunday, Oct 20, 2013  |  Updated 8:58 AM EDT
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A Florida Keys woman was arrested after she beat her ex-girlfriend and pushed her out of a moving car, officials said.

The trouble started when suspect Jean Annis, 40, gave the victim a ride home after they had been drinking with friends in Key West, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

The victim told deputies she and Annis had a romantic relationship for nine months, but it ended and they had remained friends, deputies said. Yet, they began arguing on the way home over text messages the victim had received about another woman, according to officials.

The argument became physical, and instead of dropping the victim off at her mother's house, Annis continued driving and eventually pushed the victim out of the moving Jeep, deputies said.

The victim walked to her mother's house and was taken to the hospital. She sustained broken bones in her face and hand, along with cuts and bruises, and will need surgery, deputies said.

Annis was arrested at her house on Big Coppitt Key and was charged with aggravated battery, officials said.

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