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Woman ran boyfriend over: Police

By Rich Bockmann

A young man from Queens Village was killed earlier this week when his angry girlfriend chased him in her car for several blocks after the two got into an argument before allegedly running him down, police said.

Kaman Drummond, 26, was pronounced dead at the hospital after his girlfriend allegedly slammed her 1994 Honda Accord into him about two blocks away from his home on Hollis Avenue shortly before midnight Monday, according to the NYPD.

Dunasha Payne, 21, was arrested at the scene and arraigned the following night on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon, the Queens district attorney said. She was ordered held on $250,000 bail and faces up to 25 years in jail if convicted, according to the DA.

“This is a tragic story with no winners. A young man with his whole life ahead of him has been mowed down in the streets, allegedly by his girlfriend,” Brown said. “The defendant, who allegedly chased him through the streets of Queens with her vehicle now, if convicted, could spend the better part of her young life in prison.”

Police said Drummond and Payne got into some kind of argument before she chased him in her car to 208th Street, where he was pinned up against a brick pillar by the car.

Payne’s Facebook page listed her as a student at Hofstra University, though a university spokeswoman said Payne attended only one semester in the fall of 2010..

Payne’s attorney did not return calls requesting comment.

Reach reporter Rich Bockmann by e-mail at rbockmann@cnglocal.com or by phone at 718-260-4574.

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