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Newport News man arrested after allegedly trying to run man over with truck

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Posted at 1:46 PM, Apr 03, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-03 13:46:25-04
Don Carlos McWhorter

Don Carlos McWhorter

Newport News, Va. – A Newport News man is in jail after he allegedly tried to run over another man following an argument.

Police were contacted around 10pm on Thursday by a man who reported the driver of a green pickup truck had tried to run him over in a parking lot in the 13700 block of Warwick Blvd.

The victim told police he was able to jump out of the path of the truck, which was driven by a man he had argued with earlier.

Police found the truck at the suspect’s residence on Smokey Trail  and charged 53-year-old is Don Carlos McWhorter with one count each of attempt malicious wounding and reckless driving.

McWhorter remains in the Newport News City Jail.