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Woman runs over & kills boyfriend's father

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A woman is arrested after she allegedly tried to run down her boyfriend and his father, killing the father.

Monroe Police responded to a reported DWI Accident that was reported in the 800 block of Burroughs at approximately 11:30 PM Sunday.

An investigation showed Markeda Porter and her boyfriend were in a dispute while the two were sitting in a GMC Yukon. Police say, the boyfriend got out of the vehicle in an attempt to leave and was struck by the passenger door as Porter moved the SUV.

Police say the boyfriend was struck a second time by Porter as he tried to close the driveway gate. Porter is alleged to have driven the SUV forward through a gate striking the boyfriend and his father.

The boyfriend was treated and released for minor injuries at the hospital. The father, Larry Johnson of Monroe, was taken to the hospital where he later died from injuries received in the incident.

Alcohol and drugs are believed to be contributing factors in this case. Porter has been arrested and booked at OCC for Attempted 2nd Degree, Murder, 2nd Degree Murder, DWI and Possession of marijuana. The investigation is ongoing.

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