Alleged rape victim runs over innocent man

Posted by Rachel Leigh - email

FORT MYERS, FL (WFLX) - A horrible chain of events ends with a rape victim running over an innocent man. Now, the victim is in the Fort Myers jail accused of murder.

Amber Lee says she and her boyfriend were trying to sell their CD player when a man raped her. Then, after she escaped from him, the Lee and her boyfriend jumped in a car.

"We were just trying to get outta there. We tried to go around one man in the middle of the road," said Lee. "It just ended up happening; it happened so fast."

In a hurry to leave, she says, she accidentally ran over the wrong man. Deputies argue she thought the man hit was her attacker and did it on purpose.

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