Paducah man arrested after hit-and-run involving a pedestrian

Updated: Jan. 3, 2018 at 2:13 PM CST
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GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A Paducah man faces several charges after police say he hit a woman in a parking lot and tried to leave the scene.

According to Graves County Deputy Dale Mason, it happened in the parking lot of Pilgrim's Pride in Hickory, Kentucky at 7:40  a.m. on Jan. 3.

Witnesses said a 62-year-old woman from Mayfield was hit from behind.

The driver, Tony Proctor, 54, tried to leave the lot and a security guard at the plant tried to stop him and was nearly hit.

The victim was taken to the hospital with what investigators call non-life threatening injuries.

Proctor was arrested on charges of assault 2nd degree, wanton endangerment 1st degree, operating a motor vehicle under the influence or drugs (2nd offense), leaving the scene of an accident, and failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance.

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