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    CT Woman Dies After Husband Strikes Her With His Car

    A Connecticut man who said he accidentally backed over his wife in their driveway is facing charges after the woman died and investigators determined the couple had been in a dispute beforehand.

    Police say Francesco Suppa, of North Haven, was charged with first-degree assault.

    Emergency personnel responded to a home at 7:20 p.m. Thursday for a report of a woman struck by a vehicle. Suppa told police it was an accident.

    Police say upon further investigation, they learned Suppa and the woman had been involved in a dispute. Police say Suppa reversed into the woman, dragged her, then drove forward.

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    The woman was taken to the hospital and died Friday morning. Her name was not released.

    Police say the investigation is ongoing. It was unclear if Suppa had a lawyer.

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