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According to police reports obtained by FOX 17 News, on Dec. 1, 54-year-old Gregory Parker and his girlfriend were having an argument while driving on the road in Davidson County, at which time he said he would kill her unborn child and everybody in the vehicle. He then jerked the wheel and increased speed, driving head-on into a parked car, according to a witness in the car.
The girlfriend was taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center for injuries to her face, legs and chest. She lost her child. She was around two months pregnant.
Parker was taken to the hospital and released. The witness sustained injuries, but did not go to the hospital.
Parker is in the Davidson County Jail on $505,000 bond on charges of attempted vehicular homicide.
Thursday, December 20 2012, 07:57 AM CST
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The Republican governor said in a news release on Wednesday that the 70-year-old Ramsey has been integral to his administration on key initiatives that include civil service reform, economic development efforts, workforce development training and improved operation of state government.
Ramsey was elected to the General Assembly in 1972 where he served four years in the House. He was Hamilton County's mayor for 16 years.
His last day on the job is August 31.
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