Man fatally dragged by Mercedes after fight

Police say Nydia Veronica Alipaz, 33, was driving when she got into a verbal altercation with the victim. The victim began running alongside the suspect's vehicle and was yelling at her when he was struck by the vehicle.

October 22, 2010 9:33:34 AM PDT
A woman is facing charges after police say she dragged a man with her Mercedes, lied to police and interfered with the investigation. It happened around 8:30pm on the Southwest Freeway feeder road near Buffalo Speedway. Police say Nydia Veronica Alipaz, 33, was driving a blue Mercedes northbound in the 3100 block of the Southwest Freeway service road when she got into a verbal altercation with the victim, a pedestrian. The victim began running alongside the suspect's vehicle and was yelling at her when he was struck by the vehicle.

Police say Alipaz interfered with the investigation and gave false information to officers on the scene. She was taken into custody and charged with interfering with a police investigation and filing a false police report.

The 21-year-old victim died at the scene. His identity has not been released.


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