Truck Runs Over Woman on the Beach

A 39-year old woman is rushed to the hospital after she was run over by a truck on the beach. It happened at four Sunday afternoon on Padre Island just north of Padre Balli Park.

Police say the 39-year old woman was laying out on the sand when the driver a grey pick-up truck did not see the woman and ran her over.

Witnesses say the woman had been laying out on the beach for about three hours before the incident.

Lori Poneth said, "We jumped up and then the girl started screaming and my husband started yelling at the driver to stop and he punched it. And she thought maybe she was in a hole or something and she ended up just flooring it."

The woman was transported to Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital.


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