Woman struck, killed by man trying to flee group of people

Popular News

Report: Track that hosts Preakness should be demolished

BALTIMORE (AP) — The nearly 150-year-old Baltimore track that hosts one of America's premier horse races...

Hogan appoints new director to fight opioid crisis

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has named former Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh to...

Civil War re-enactor brings Delaware soldier's letters home

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Civil War re-enactor raised enough money in less than two days to bring a...

Woman struck, killed by man trying to flee group of people

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man has been charged with vehicular homicide after a woman was pinned underneath his car while he was trying to flee a group of people.

Police say 36-year-old Gerald Medkeff of Smyrna was driving in an alley near downtown Dover shortly before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday intending to buy drugs.

Investigators say Medkeff was approached by several people, who police say became disorderly with him.

While attempting to leave, Medkeff put his car in reverse, striking 40-year-old Moneca Saunders.

Authorities say Saunders became stuck under the car, and that Medkeff shifted from reverse to forward at least twice more while trying to leave.

Saunders was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Medkeff is charged with a second-degree vehicular homicide.

It was not immediately known whether he has a lawyer.


Source: AP