South Carolina Woman Throws Snake at Woman in Carjacking

GREENVILLE, S.C.- Police say a woman stole a vehicle after throwing a nonpoisonous snake at the driver, then crashed through barricades set up for a pole vaulting exhibition in a South Carolina city.

In a news release, Greenville Police identified the suspect as 29-year-old Hillary Moreno-Berrios. They she was hurt in Friday's crash, and released from the hospital on Monday.

Authorities say Moreno-Berrios demanded a woman's keys and threw a live, black snake at her. They say she then drove the stolen SUV with the snake still in it into barriers set up for the Liberty Bridge Jump-Off.

Police say the snake was released in nearby woods.

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