(SMYRNA, Del.) - Authorities say a man killed his wife after she ejected herself from the vehicle they were traveling in, on Thursday, along Route 13.

Police said it occurred at 1:05 am on August 27th,at which Michael E. Whitley, and his wife Evelyn Whitley, both of Smyrna, were heading south in a white box truck on South Du Pont Boulevard.

Detectives said the driver attempted a left turn when Evelyn Whitley jumped out of the truck. She was then hit by the truck's right dual wheel as her husband was unable to stop in time. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

As of Thursday, no charges have been filed.