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Woman hit and killed by car while trying to escape assault

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville police say a woman who was
trying to escape an assault was struck and run over by a car,
killing her.
The Courier-Journal reported 48-year-old Mary Marie Perry died
on the city street where the incident occurred early Sunday.
Police charged 54-year-old Kenneth A. Jones with murder and
intimidating a witness. Jones is accused of kicking Perry several
times. She was trying to crawl away from the assault when she was
run over in the street.
Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell said the victim and the accused
had been living together for two weeks.
The driver of the car that struck Perry fled and the car was
found later abandoned.
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Information from: The Courier-Journal,
http://www.courier-journal.com

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