North Haven woman killed after husband runs her over in driveway

NORTH HAVEN -- North Haven Police said a woman is dead after her husband ran her over with a car in their driveway.

They said the incident happened at 119 Scrub Oak Road.

The woman's husband, Frencesco Suppa, was driving, and claimed it was an accident according to police, but police said they learned that the couple was fighting before the crash.

Suppa started his car, and sped in reverse down his driveway towards the road, hitting his wife and dragging her. He then stopped, and drove forward, according to police.

The victim was taken to an area hospital with life threatening injures. She then died from her injuries.

Detectives took Suppa into custody and charged him with assault. He was released after posting $50,000 bail.

Police are investigating it as an ongoing domestic violence situation.