Mom killed during driving lesson

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Authorities say a South Carolina woman was killed while teaching her 13-year-old son how to park a car.

Authorities identified 40-year-old Janie Mae Hampton of Spartanburg today as the woman killed, several media outlets reported.

Officers think she was teaching her son how to park her car about 8:30 p.m. Monday and got out of the vehicle while it was moving in reverse and he was behind the wheel. Authorities say she was pinned between her car and another parked vehicle. She was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

The Spartanburg Public Safety Department says no charges are expected. Her son was not injured.



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