Woman killed by metal crashing through windshield

December 15, 2009 10:36:43 AM PST
Beaumont police say a 47-year-old Vidor woman died after a hunk of iron crashed through the windshield of her SUV. Police say Cynthia L. Shirley was northbound on Interstate 10 on Monday afternoon when a U-shaped piece of iron went through the windshield and struck her. Her vehicle hit a concrete barrier.

Police say Shirley died Monday night at a Beaumont hospital.

The source of the iron is sought.