Man dead after girlfriend runs over him with truck

June 25, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

From Media Reports

MARSHALL COUNTY – A 48-year-old man is dead after authorities said his girlfriend ran him over in a pick up truck. Ronnie Perry was pronounced dead at the scene Friday afternoon after he was run over by Karen Farr. Officials from the Mississippi Highway Patrol believe the incident was intentional.

The MHP said around 3 p.m., June 22, Perry was walking east on the westbound shoulder of Highway 72 near Jonathan Drive when Farr allegedly crossed over the yellow line and hit him in a Ford Ranger pickup.

Farr allegedly hit another vehicle and left the scene on foot and returned to the hotel where she and Perry were staying.

The motorist in the other vehicle was not injured authorities said.

Witnesses reported that Perry and Farr had an argument Friday and Perry left the premises on foot. Farr allegedly followed him the truck and reportedly swerved to hit him. She was arrested at the hotel.