Woman accused in racist attack is charged in 2nd hit-and-run

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CLIVE, Iowa (AP) -

An Iowa woman who told police she intentionally ran over a teenager because she believed the girl was Mexican has been charged with another hit-and-run crash that hurt a 12-year-old boy.

Des Moines police charged Nicole Franklin with attempted murder in connection with a Dec. 9 crash that occurred less than an hour before another hit-and-run in suburban Clive

In the latest charge, Franklin was accused of hitting a boy in a Des Moines apartment complex

The boy suffered minor injuries

In the later incident, Franklin, who also goes by the name Nicole Poole, was charged with attempted murder after her vehicle hit Natalia Miranda as the 14-year-old was walking to school to watch a basketball game.

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