Woman killed when 12-year-old boy jumps off highway overpass

Police are investigating the 12-year-old's jump as a suicide attempt

Harris was reportedly driving a 2005 Ford Escape in Vienna in eastbound I-66 when the boy reportedly jumped from the overpass at Cedar Lane, Virginia State Police said, according to FOX 5 News.

A 22-year-old woman has been killed after a 12-year-old boy jumped from an overpass above a Virginia highway and landed on her vehicle.

In the immediate aftermath of the incident, a man in Harris' front passenger seat was able to stop the vehicle on the shoulder.

According to Virginia State Police, Harris was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 12-year-old boy who attempted suicide was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, investigators said.

Police are investigating the matter as a suicide attempt, WUSA-TV reported.

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Harris graduated summa cum laude from Towson University before beginning her graduate program at Marymount University where she studied mental health counseling.

Harris earned her psychology degree at Towson in May.

Marisa Harris, 22, was graduate student workingto become a counselor. They said she was fond of working with and helping children having severe behavioral problems. Marisa was a caring, giving person who meant to devote her life to helping children in crisis.

Harris' mother tells the media that her daughter was learning how to help children like the boy who jumped from the bridge.

The driver of the Escape was identified as Marisa W. Harris of Olney, Maryland.

"That's the irony that we're looking at right now", he said, describing Marisa as outgoing, with an affinity for the outdoors. "I've been hearing from her classmates all day".

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