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Alba man arrested after running down a man from Wills Point

By Kevin Jefferies

Wills Point – An Alba man was arrested after hitting a Wills Point man with a truck and leaving the scene. 28 year old David Adams was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault with a motor vehicle after hitting 28 year old Jerry Waldroup. According to reports, Waldroup had gotten a ride with Adams, and a confrontation broke out between the two and they began exchanging blows through the truck door. Adams then left Waldroup on the street, circled around the block, and came back and hit Waldroup with the truck. Adams was taken into custody at gunpoint after police finally caught up to the man, who was exceeding speeds of 85 miles per hour. Waldroup was taken to the hospital with no broken bones reported.