Hornbeck Man Arrested for Running Over Anacoco Man

Tully-ThorntonA Hornbeck man is arrested in Vernon Parish for driving over a man and injuring him early Saturday. 49-year-old Tully Thornton is charged with attempted murder, hit and run and criminal damage to property.

Deputies say he had a fight with 46-year-old Richard Burke of Anacoco, and then hit him with his minivan. Other witnesses tell deputies Thornton them drove the van into an AC unit before finally crashing into a utility pole.

The hit-and-run victim is listed in stable condition.

KLAX ABC 31 News 6/2/14