Tennessee woman drives into vaccination tent to protest

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A police report says a Tennessee woman has been charged with reckless endangerment for driving through a COVID-19 vaccine distribution tent as a form of protest.

Courtesy: Blount County Sheriff’s Office Facebook

According to news outlets, a Blount County deputy who witnessed the event Monday at Foothills Mall in Maryville said more than a dozen people were inside the tent, including health workers and National Guard personnel.

Several said multiple people were almost hit.

The  deputy arrested 36-year-old Virginia Christine Lewis Brown.

She told him she drove through the site to protest the vaccine and was only traveling 5 miles per hour.

It wasn’t immediately clear whether Brown has an attorney.

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