RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Authorities in Southern California say a 69-year-old man who was trying to prevent his daughter from driving drunk was run over and killed by the woman in her driveway.
Riverside police Sgt. Dan Reeves said Saturday that 37-year-old Soukvilay Barton ignored her father's pleas not to drive and backed her BMW convertible out of the garage, striking him.
Bounmy Rajsombath was rushed to a Riverside hospital, where he was pronounced dead Friday night.
Barton was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Police say they don't know if Barton has a lawyer, and a listed number for her couldn't be located.
Witnesses say Barton had been drinking and arguing with family members. She stopped the car after seeing that her father was injured and sat sobbing before being taken into custody.
Cancer is not just a modern-day problem
A new study says modern society didn't invent cancer.
Mosquitoes now spreading Zika virus in US
Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a…
Medicine is limited in Kashmir due to violence
Violence has recently surged in disputed Kashmir. But volunteers and the government are on opposite sides about whether there's enough medicine.
South Carolina woman, 90, killed by alligator
A 90-year-old woman found dead in a South Carolina pond after disappearing from her assisted living home appears to have been…
Chernobyl may produce energy again
Chernobyl's idle land may be used as a solar energy farm.
Pope Francis makes silent trip to Auschwitz
The pope spent most of the historic visit to the former Nazi concentration camp in silent prayer and reflection.