Girlfriend charged with running over man, killing him

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Mark Urang was allegedly run down by his girlfriend Arlene Garcia Wednesday. Mark was run over while he was calling 911 for help, The Star Tribune reported.
On the 911 recording there was a short scuffle and argument with Urang and another person. Urang said he as going to stand in front of the car and then it sounded like he was run over, The Pioneer Press reported.
Urang was found by police in the middle of Wells Street. There was a large pool of blood on the ground near the back of his head and he what was described as "road rash" on his back. Paramedics took Urang to Regions Hospital where he died Thursday night, The Pioneer Press reported.
Garcia was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide Friday. Urang and Garcia were drinking at Louie's Bar when they started arguing. Garcia was yelling at Urang when the bartender asked her to leave. She left with one of her friends and Urang followed because he said he needed a ride, The Star Tribune reported.
Police went to the couples home Thursday where they found Garcia who appeared to be intoxicated. She denied hitting Urang with the car. When police examined the underside of the vehicle there was torn clothing in the front of the right rear tire, The Star Tribune reported.
Garcia's friend was in the passenger seat of the car. Urang "jumped in front of the vehicle and ended up on the hood," the complaint said, The Pioneer Press reported
Police records show that the couple have had "several incidents" in their St. Paul home. Court records show that Garcia was convicted in 2005 of having and open beer can next to her as she sat in the drivers seat. Urang has several drunken-driving offenses, The Star Tribune reports.

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