Reported By: Lee Peck
A DeQuincy woman is free on bond after running over her friend with her car. The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office says it happened around 7 p.m. Saturday off Douglas and Rigmaiden Roads in DeQuincy.
According to deputies, 42-year-old Verniech Brooks was dropping off her friend 54-year-old Marshall Rankin at his home in DeQuincy. We're told Rankin got out of the car, began to stumble, then fell in front of the car. Authorities say Brooks didn't see Rankin and began to pull away, hitting him with her car.