MISSISSIPPI: Woman struck and killed by car on Facebook Live

JACKSON, Mississippi — A 26-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car while trying to retrieve her cellphone on the interstate, in an incident captured on Facebook Live, police said.

Ashlee Sims was streaming live on Facebook while traveling on Interstate 55 near Briarwood Drive at about 9pm Tuesday, police said.

She opened the window and her phone apparently flew out of the car.

Sims got out of the car to find her phone, which kept recording. A few minutes later, Sims was hit by a car. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash is under investigation, police said.