Gastonia Police charged a 29-year-old man with pushing a woman out of a truck Friday, causing non-life threatening injuries.
Authorities said Jan Michael Dean Reinhardt was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
Police said that shortly after 10 a.m. Friday a suspect pushed Sunshine Brown of Gastonia out of a 1987 Chevrolet Blazer at the Quik Trip at 310 E. Long Ave. in Gastonia. According to police, the truck’s back tire reportedly ran over the victim’s back and may have resulted in broken bones.
Brown was taken to CaroMont Regional Medical Center.