HOUSTON A 49-year-old womandied after she wasrun over by her own car in Montgomery County on Thursday.
Neighbors said Martha Leticia Uruchurtu-Sanz took her teenage son to the bus stop early Thursday morning but came back to their house on Madelin Manor because he forgot something. The son reportedly thenran back into the house.
According to authorities, Uruchurtu-Sanz put the car in reverse, but noticed the family's dog ran out of the house. She tried to catch the dog but forgot to put the vehicle in park and was hit.
When the son came out found his mother dead in the middle of the cul-de-sac. The family s mini-van had crashed into a fire hydrant about 33 feet away.
Troopers were still on the scene as of 2 p.m. Thursday talking with potential witnesses and reviewing surveillance video from at least one home security system that reportedly showed the van crashing into the fire hydrant.