Teen jumps from moving car after tiff with mom

By Patty Hastings, Columbian breaking news reporter

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A 17-year-old female was injured after she stepped out of her car along Highway 99 Friday afternoon, officials said.

The teen was fighting with her mom at 3:50 p.m. when she stepped out of the car near the Fred Meyer on Highway 99, according to Sgt. Randon Walker with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

The car was traveling 25 to 30 mph, according to emergency radio traffic monitored by The Columbian. Her siblings, ages 14 and 19, were sitting in the back seat with her when it happened.

The teen was transported to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center for minor injuries from scraping the asphalt. Her name was not released.