Video shows woman cling to van before being run over in Hialeah

Posted at 7:54 AM, Jan 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-30 11:01:41-05

HIALEAH, Florida (WSVN/CNN) — Multiple surveillance videos captured the final moments of a woman’s life, as she clung onto a moving minivan in Hialeah before she fell off and was run over.

Footage from surveillance cameras near homes and a Chevron gas station showed 42-year-old Norky Contreras Acosta holding onto the hood of the minivan as it erratically traveled through Hialeah traffic on Oct. 25.

According to Hialeah Police, the tragic ordeal began with a fender bender. Detectives said Contreras and her family were traveling in a Volkswagen Tiguan when it was hit by a minivan. The minivan kept going until surveillance video showed it pulling into the parking lot of a pawn shop.

The driver of the minivan has been identified as Natasha Booth.

Booth was seen heading into the pawn shop for a few minutes, then back to the parking lot.

Contreras Acosta is seen attempting to stop the minivan as Booth pulled out of the parking spot. Booth continued to back up, pushing Contreras Acosta against a fence.

Seconds later, Contreras Acosta is seen climbing onto the hood of the minivan as Booth continues to take off from the parking lot.

A surveillance camera in a residential neighborhood captured the minivan braking abruptly and swerving, but Contreras Acosta continues to cling onto the vehicle.

A few blocks away from the pawn shop Contreras Acosta was thrown from the minivan then run over.

Investigators said Booth kept on going.

Paramedics airlifted Contreras Acosta to an area hospital, but she did not survive.

With the help of the extensive surveillance videos, police arrested Booth and charged her with murder and leaving the scene of a deadly crash.

Booth remains in jail with no bond. She is due back in court on March 25.

Courtesy WSVN via CNN Newsource