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The video is of a New Jersey man running over a woman who took photos of his vehicle as he tried to flee an accident scene.
This Facebook post with a video purportedly of a Kenyan man running down his wife in Texas, in the United States of America (USA), is FALSE.
The graphic video depicts a car chasing and repeatedly running over a woman on a lawn in what appears to be a residential area.
The post claims that the man ran down his wife after she kicked him out of his home in Texas.
But is the post authentic?
Inside Edition published the video and identified the car driver as Vincent Jean.
Witness reports captured by the prosecutor’s office indicate that Jean and the lady were involved in a car accident, but the man tried fleeing the scene, prompting the victim to take photos of his car.
On seeing the lady taking photos of his car, the man drove towards her and repeatedly ran over the victim before fleeing the area.
PesaCheck examined a Facebook post with a video purportedly of a Kenyan man running down his wife in Texas, in the United States of America (USA), and found it to be FALSE.
This post is part of an ongoing series of PesaCheck fact-checks examining content marked as potential misinformation on Facebook and other social media platforms.
By partnering with Facebook and similar social media platforms, third-party fact-checking organisations like PesaCheck are helping to sort fact from fiction. We do this by giving the public deeper insight and context to posts they see in their social media feeds.
The article was approved for publication by PesaCheck managing editor Doreen Wainainah.