Police: Wife hits, kills husband with car on I-64

Tameka Moore, a.k.a. Tameka Whitaker.

NORFOLK, Va (WAVY) – State Police say a man died early Saturday morning when his wife allegedly ran him down with a car on the side of I-64.

Just after midnight 36-year-old Tameka Moore and her husband, Karl Moore, 32, were traveling east in a Volkswagen sedan on I-64 near 4th View Street when something happened inside the vehicle that made Tameka Moore let her husband out on the side of the interstate, According to Sgt. Michelle Anaya.

After she left her husband police said Moore returned to the area after an undetermined amount of time and struck her husband with her car, killing him instantly.

Medics took Tameka Moore to the hospital where she was treated and released. Police charged her with DUI and refusing to take a breathalyzer test.

Sgt. Anaya told WAVY.com the Commonwealth’s Attorney will decide if Tameka Moore will face any additional charges. Anaya said Tameka Moore also goes by the name of Tameka Whitaker.

Stay with WAVY.com and Wavy News 10 on air for updates as they become available.

 

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