New video: Bodycam shows moments after pregnant librarian is killed after road-raging against a biker
UPDATE: Fox 35 reports: – New body camera video shows the intense moments after a Volusia County librarian was killed in an alleged road rage incident over the weekend. However, investigators have identified the pregnant librarian who died as the aggressor. You can watch the video above. On the video, deputies told the man who reportedly pulled the trigger to stay on the ground. He complies with their orders. “Please don’t shoot me!” the man says to the deputies. “That girl tried to kill me. She pointed a gun at me.”
ORANGE CITY, Fla. (BIKER DAD) — Police say a pregnant to librarian was shot and killed after pulling a gun on a biker. Police say it was road rage and the librarian was the aggressor.
It happened in Orange City, Florida according to WESH 2 News. Police say 36-year-old Sara Nicole Morales intentionally hit the biker then ran off. The biker and witnesses followed her home, and that led to a deadly confrontation.
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Florida has a very aggressive open records law, so the 911 recordings have already been released. You can listen to them in the video player above.
The motorcyclist, 40-year-old Andrew Derr, was not seriously hurt. The TV station reports, “police say the motorcyclist and others were trying to get Morales to stop but that she refused. She turned onto east Wisconsin and drove a mile or more to her home with the hit-and-run victim and several others in pursuit. Police say Morales ran inside and came back out with a gun. On the call, you can hear Morales briefly yelling at the motorcyclist and then gunshots. The 911 calls backup that she was the aggressor.
“Why did he shoot her?” the operator asked.
“Because she pulled a gun out on him,” the caller replied.
Detectives say they are still investigating, but they are treating this as a case of self defense. Neither Morales, nor the motorcyclist, Derr, have any previous local criminal history.
Sara Morales worked for Volusia County as a library assistant.