Queens woman charged for intentionally running over, killing boyfriend


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THE COURIER/Graphic image
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A Queens woman allegedly chased her boyfriend with her car, then fatally ran him over.

The woman charged with murder for fatally striking a Queens Village man with her car Monday was the victim’s girlfriend and allegedly hit him on purpose, according to the criminal complaint and reports.

Dunasha Payne, 21, is accused of pursuing 23-year-old Kaman Drummond with her Honda Accord while he tried to flee on foot. After following him for several blocks, she struck him with her car, pinning him against a brick pillar near 208th Street and 109th Avenue in Queens Village.

EMS responded to the incident scene around 11:52 p.m., and Drummond was taken to Queens General Hospital where he was pronounced dead, said police.

The two may have been arguing about another woman right before the incident, according to the Daily News.

Payne has been charged with second degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

 

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