Iowa woman charged with the attempted murder of the 14-year old girl for hitting her with the vehicle. She said she intentionally hit the girl because she believed that she was a ‘Mexican’ girl.
The girl was walking to Indian Hills Junior High when a vehicle ran over her.
The woman was identified as Nicole Marie Poole Franklin who hit the girl deliberately. She was arrested by Clive police and confessed her crime.
The girl said that she has no idea why she hit her. She only remembers that a car coming toward her. The girl was able to return to school week after the accident.
Police said that Poole Franklin made a series of sarcastic statements about Latinos. Previously, she was charged with assault in a separate incident in which she used the racist remark toward a clerk and a customer.