SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -
Deputies with the Smith County Sheriff’s Office have arrested an Overton man accused of hitting his ex’s daughter with a car Monday night.
Kevin Wade Cooper, 40, is charged with aggravated assault and is being held on a $45,000 bond.
According to the arrest report, deputies were called out to the 9600 block of County Road 2228 after a woman said her ex had “run over” her daughter and left the scene.
Whitehouse police were able to stop Cooper in the city limits when they got a vehicle description.
The report states the girl was not run over but hit by the vehicle. She was taken to a hospital and was last known to be stable, according to the report.
Deputies arrested Cooper on the aggravated assault charge.