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Woman tried to kill man with automotive, dragged him 100 feet

Victim anticipated to survive, officers say

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Las Vegas girl tried to kill a man by working him over with her automotive and dragging him underneath it by a parking zone, police stated.

Elena Del Villar, 39, faces prices of tried homicide and home battery with a lethal weapon leading to substantial bodily hurt, police stated.

On Wednesday evening, video surveillance captured Del Villar driving in a parking zone close to Valley View Boulevard and Blue Diamond Road within the south valley, police stated.

A witness at a business within the space referred to as 911, saying he was working when “he heard a loud scream coming from the parking lot.” The man stated he noticed a inexperienced automotive making a U-Turn within the parking zone and drive away, whereas an individual was being dragged beneath the automotive, police stated.

The sufferer first refused to establish the motive force, however later stated it was Del Villar, police stated.

Video proof confirmed the sufferer within the automotive with Del Villar. The sufferer then acquired out of the automotive and walked towards the entrance of the automotive. At that point, the automobile pulled ahead, hitting the sufferer.

The sufferer was then pulled underneath a entrance wheel and dragged about 100 feet, police stated.

“The entire time [the victim] was run over and being [dragged] by the vehicle, there was no indication that brakes were applied to the vehicle, which would have been indicated by the rear-brake lights illuminating,” police wrote in a report.

Police interviewed Del Villar a number of hours after the incident. She initially advised police “she did not know she hit [the victim], but later said if she had hit him, she was “sorry for it,” police stated.

The sufferer underwent emergency surgical procedure and was anticipated to survive, police stated.

Del Villar remained in custody Friday on $20,000 bail.

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