Man Backs Truck Over Wife After Argument

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A Livingston County man faces charges after authorities say he backed his pickup truck over his wife during a dispute.

Terry Hovis was arraigned on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon and operating a vehicle under the influence.

Police say the 44-year-old was involved in a domestic dispute Tuesday and had taken the prescription narcotic OxyContin. When he attempted to leave, his wife stood behind him and blocked his truck.

Police say he then backed up and pinned her underneath. Neighbors used a jack to free her.

The woman was taken to a local hospital and released yesterday.

Her husband remains lodge in the county jail.


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