Harris’ boyfriend, who was sitting in the SUV’s passenger seat, steered the car to the side of the road, police added. Harris died at the scene.

Harris’ mother told News4 Harris was a graduate student at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia, studying clinical counseling. She had recently taken a trip to Budapest as part of a college course.

Her mother said if given the chance, Harris could have helped the boy who had jumped.

Police said they are investigating the incident as an attempted suicide.