minivan-in-ocean-600Volusia County authorities said the pregnant mother who drove a van with her three children into the ocean off Daytona Beach spoke of “demons” before the incident. Volusia County Sheriff Ben Johnson said Thursday that the woman, identified as 32-year-old Ebony Wilkerson, of South Carolina, was still in the hospital undergoing a mental evaluation and had not yet been questioned by police. Wilkerson was being evaluated under the Baker Act, a law that allows authorities to involuntarily take people into custody if they seem to be a threat to themselves. On Wednesday, Johnson said Daytona Beach police spoke to Wilkerson hours before the incident after a family member contacted them out of concern that Wilkerson was talking about “demons.” “I tried to take her to the hospital yesterday and she signed herself out today,” Willkerson’s sister said in the 911 call. “She is doing a little bit better, but she is still not all here. But she is trying to drive and I’m trying to stop her and she has her kids and I took her keys.” MORE