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IOWA WOMAN RAN OVER A GIRL BECAUSE SHE WAS ‘A MEXICAN’.

A Des Moines, Iowa woman was charged with attempted murder after she told police that she intentionally ran over a 14-year-old girl because she believed the teenager was Mexican, authorities said Friday.

The teen suffered a concussion and severe bruising in the attack but is expected to make a full recovery.

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Clive Police Chief Mike Venema said Friday during a news conference that Nicole Marie Poole Franklin, 42, admitted to steering her SUV onto a sidewalk on Dec. 9 in the suburban Des Moines community and running over the teenager, who was walking to school to watch a basketball game.

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