A woman who was in a crowd of people waiting to see 'N Sync star Justin Timberlake was killed Monday (Sept. 9) when a pickup traveling in reverse struck her, authorities said.
A woman who was in a crowd of people waiting to see 'N Sync star Justin Timberlake was killed Monday (Sept. 9) when a pickup traveling in reverse struck her, authorities said. Anne White, 21, was standing on the sidewalk outside the studios of radio station Los Angeles radio station KIIS-FM when a pickup hit her, police Lt. Tim Stehr said. She was pinned under the truck and dragged for about a block. She then fell to the street, and the motorist drove off.
The driver, Cameron Duty, was arrested later for investigation of murder and drunken driving. Bail for the 23-year-old was set at $1 million. Both the driver and the woman apparently were in a crowd of about two dozen people gathered outside the station, Stehr said.
The driver had been arguing with some people in front of the pickup, but Stehr said it didn't appear that he knew the woman or intended to attack her.
In a statement, Timberlake said he was "horrified to learn of the senseless death. My family and I wish to express our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim."
The radio station was hosting a special late-night interview with Timberlake, who was promoting his upcoming solo album, "Justified," due Nov. 12 from Jive. First single "Like I Love You" is No. 46 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week.
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