Woman Faces New Charges in Killing of Hit-and-Run Driver

Associated Press

A Georgia woman accused of chasing down and killing a hit-and-run driver is facing new felony charges.

Hannah Payne, 22, was indicted on charges including felony murder and malice murder after a grand jury reviewed the case Wednesday, news outlets reported.

She is accused of killing 62-year-old Kenneth Herring in Clayton County, just southeast of downtown Atlanta, on May 7.

Payne witnessed a crash between a car driven by Herring and another vehicle, police said. Herring tried to leave the scene, so Payne followed him and blocked his path with her car, authorities said. An altercation between the two ended with Payne shooting Herring in the stomach, police said.

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