20-year-old speeds through parking lot, hits NC man

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BOONE, N.C. — A 20-year-old man faces 10 charges after he drove through a parking lot Monday night near downtown Boone at high speed and hit a man with his vehicle, Boone police said Tuesday.

Police responded at 10:37 p.m. to the High Country Condos at 1469 W. King St. for a reported vehicular assault. When officers arrived, they stopped the suspect vehicle attempting to leave the parking lot.

The driver, Samuel Anderson Long, 20, of Graduate Lane in Boone had been involved in an altercation earlier in the parking lot and assaulted a person and then fled the area in his vehicle.

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