GADSDEN, Ala. (WIAT) — A 45-year-old man was dragged across a bridge by a vehicle and killed Wednesday, according to Lt. Brent Sanders with the Gadsden Police Department.
Sanders says Matthew Paul Goddard was dragged across the Meighan Bridge around 10:30 p.m. by a vehicle that had stopped in a restaurant parking lot.
Goddard was taken to Gadsden Regional Medical Center and then taken to UAB Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
Police identified the driver as 28-year-old Keeley Jane Maddox. Maddox was arrested and charged with DUI.
She was booked into the Etowah County Jail.
Sanders says the incident is still under investigation.
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