Police: South Texas teen run over by own car

June 18, 2013 7:56:26 PM PDT
Police are investigating the death of a South Texas teenager who appears to have been run over by her own vehicle.

The Monitor of McAllen reports authorities in Rio Grande City were called to a home around 8:10 a.m. Tuesday.

Police Chief Dutch Piper says that responding officers found a 17-year-old girl who had died after her car had run her over.

While police are still investigating, it appears the teenager exited her vehicle, which then moved and went over her.

The name of the victim was not immediately released.

Rio Grande City is located about 40 miles west of McAllen.

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