Police: Man drove on race course, nearly hit person

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A man police say tried to drive his truck into the middle of a marathon is out of jail.

According to the Albuquerque Journal, Gerald Gerken was attempting to drive onto the New Mexico Half Marathon race course.

Gerken ignored and nearly hit a volunteer who tried to stop him, but eventually listened to a deputy.

He’s now charged with aggravated assault.


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