Husband Accidentally Runs Over And Kills Wife On Valentine’s Day
A husband was left devastated on Valentine’s day after he accidentally killed his wife by running her over in their own driveway.
ABC7 reports that the tragic accident happened around 3 p.m. Thursday on the 1200 block of Anna Marie Street in Palmer Township of Chicago. Palmer Township police say the accident occurred after 66-year-old Debra Mitchell got out of the car.
Debra was walking toward the back of the vehicle when she fell due to a potential medical problem. Police state that her husband, 66-year-old Terry Mitchell, did not know that she had fallen over and he accidentally ran over her as he tried to back out of the driveway.
Unfortunately, Debra was pronounced dead at the scene and she was found with a head injury. As of now, police have ruled the tragic death as an accident. Her husband was not injured in the incident.
A similar incident occurred in Utah after a in her 90s was accidentally killed by her husband while opening the garage door.