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Stalker runs down victim, crashes into her house

Kenneth Mark Williams. Photo Source: Hughes Springs Police Department. Kenneth Mark Williams. Photo Source: Hughes Springs Police Department.

HUGHES SPRINGS, TX (KLTV) - A man is behind bars after running down a woman he had allegedly been stalking.

Kenneth Mark Williams, 51, is in a Titus County Jail after running over 51-year-old Linda Vanover because she repeatedly turned down his romantic advances.

According to Titus County Authorities, a few months ago Williams had gone into the Tri-Cities Insurance Agency to buy insurance. That's when he met Linda Vanover, who works there.

Authorities believe that Williams started stalking Ms. Vanover because he wanted to have a romantic relationship with her and she did not return the feelings.

At around 7:00 pm, Friday, Ms. Vanover was standing outside of her residence at 505 Live Oak in Hughes Springs, when Williams ran her down with his truck and crashed into her house.

Ms. Vanover was transported to a Longview hospital with broken bones and a concussion.  She was released from the hospital Sunday afternoon.

Kenneth Williams' has been charged with aggravated assault in retaliation and his bond is set at 2 million dollars.

Williams is also on probation out of Bryan for breaking into a woman's house and sexually assaulting her.

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