Parked car runs over, kills couple sleeping in tent

Pickup truck crashes into car on Corpus Christi beach


CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A pickup truck crashed into a parked car, which ran over and killed a couple sleeping inside a tent on a Corpus Christi beach, police said.

According to, the victims owned the car that ran over them early Wednesday.

The campers, a man and a woman in their 30s, were not in the driving path on the beach near Bob Hall Pier, police said.

The incident is being investigated as intoxication manslaughter, reported. The driver was released without being charged after police administered a sobriety test and took a blood sample. Police are waiting on the test results before deciding on whether charges will be filed.

The victims are not from Corpus Christi, reported.

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