Family unable to fill daughter’s wish to donate organs due to undiagnosed breast cancer

January 8, 2015 1:29 PM

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Family unable to fill daughter’s wish to donate organs due to undiagnosed breast cancer

The family of a woman struck and killed by a pickup truck days after Christmas were shocked to learn that they could not donate her organs after doctors discovered she was battling breast cancer.

Jessica McDivitt, 26, was walking home from her job when she was struck by the pickup truck. Doctors told her family she was brain dead, and they decided to take her off life support five days later.

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